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Wimbledon Tennis 2022


The 2022 Wimbledon Championships is an arranged Grand Slam tennis competition that is booked to occur at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. Novak Djokovic and Ashleigh Barty are the defending champs in the singles competitions, however Barty won’t protect her title, as she resigned from proficient tennis in March 2022.

2022 Wimbledon Championships Facts

Date 27 June – 10 July
Edition 135th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S / 64D / 32XD
Prize money £40,350,000
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

2021 Champions

Men’s singles
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women’s singles
Australia Ashleigh Barty
Men’s doubles
Croatia Nikola Mektić / Croatia Mate Pavić
Women’s doubles
Belgium Elise Mertens / Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
Mixed doubles
United Kingdom Neal Skupski / United States Desirae Krawczyk
Wheelchair men’s singles
Belgium Joachim Gérard
Wheelchair women’s singles
Netherlands Diede de Groot
Wheelchair quad singles
Australia Dylan Alcott
Wheelchair men’s doubles
United Kingdom Alfie Hewett / United Kingdom Gordon Reid
Wheelchair women’s doubles
Japan Yui Kamiji / United Kingdom Jordanne Whiley
Wheelchair quad doubles
United Kingdom Andrew Lapthorne / United States David Wagner
Boys’ singles
United States Samir Banerjee
Girls’ singles
Spain Ane Mintegi del Olmo
Boys’ doubles
Lithuania Edas Butvilas / Spain Alejandro Manzanera Pertusa
Girls’ doubles
Belarus Kristina Dmitruk / Russia Diana Shnaider

The Championships, Wimbledon Facts

Founded 1877; 145 years ago
Editions 134 (2021)
Location London
England, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Worple Road (1877–1921)
Church Road (since 1922)
Surface Grass outdoors[a]
Prize money £40,350,000 (2022)[1]

Men’s

Draw S (128Q) / 64D (16Q)[b]
Current champions Novak Djokovic (singles)
Nikola Mektić / Mate Pavić (doubles)
Most singles titles Roger Federer (8)
Most doubles titles Todd Woodbridge (9)

Women’s

Draw S (128Q) / 64D (16Q)
Current champions Ashleigh Barty (singles)
Hsieh Su-wei / Elise Mertens (doubles)
Most singles titles Martina Navratilova (9)
Most doubles titles Elizabeth Ryan (12)

Mixed doubles

Draw 48
Current champions Desirae Krawczyk / Neal Skupski
Most titles (male) Leander Paes (4)
Vic Seixas (4)
Owen Davidson (4)
Ken Fletcher (4)
Most titles (female) Elizabeth Ryan (7)

Events

Wimbledon comprises of five headliners, four junior occasions and seven greeting occasions.

Main events

The five headliners, and the quantity of players (or groups, on account of pairs) are:

  • Gentlemen’s Singles (128)
  • Ladies’ Singles (128)
  • Gentlemen’s Doubles (64)
  • Ladies’ Doubles (64)
  • Mixed Doubles (48)

Junior events

The four junior occasions and the quantity of players or groups are:

  • Boys’ Singles (64)
  • Girls’ Singles (64)
  • Boys’ Doubles (32)
  • Girls’ Doubles (32)

No mixed doubles event is held at this level

Invitation events

The 7 invitational events and the number of pairs are:

  • Gentlemen’s Invitation Doubles (8 pairs Round Robin)
  • Ladies’ Invitation Doubles (8 pairs Round Robin)
  • Senior Gentlemen’s Invitation Doubles (8 pairs Round Robin)
  • Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Singles
  • Ladies’ Wheelchair Singles
  • Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Doubles (4 pairs)
  • Ladies’ Wheelchair Doubles (4 pairs)

Broadcasters

Date Round Time (ET) TV Channel
Monday, June 27 First Round 6am – 4:30pm ESPN
Tuesday, June 28 First Round 6am – 4:30pm ESPN
Wednesday, June 29 Second Round 6am – 4:30pm ESPN
Thursday, June 30 Second Round 6am – 4:30pm ESPN
Friday, July 1 Third Round 6am – 4:30pm ESPN
Saturday, July 2 Third Round 8am – 1pm ESPN
1pm – 4pm ABC
Sunday, July 3 Round of 16 8am – 1pm ESPN
1pm – 4pm ABC
Monday, July 4 6am – 4pm ESPN2
8am – 4pm ESPN
Tuesday, July 5 8am – 3pm ESPN
8am – 3pm ESPN2
Wednesday, July 6 8am – 3pm ESPN
8am – 3pm ESPN2
Thursday, July 7 Women’s Semifinals 8am – 1pm ESPN
Mixed Doubles Final 1pm – 2:30pm ESPN
Friday, July 8 Men’s Semifinals 8am – 2pm ESPN
Saturday, July 9 Women’s Final 9am – 11:30am ESPN
Men’s Double Final 11:30am – 3pm ESPN
Women’s Final (replay) 3pm – 6pm ABC
Sunday, July 10 Men’s Final 9am – 12pm ESPN
Women’s Double Final 12pm – 3pm ESPN
Men’s Final (replay) 3pm – 6pm ABC

Records

Gentlemen since 1877
Record Era Player(s) Count Winning years
Winner of most Gentlemen’s Singles titles Before 1968: William Renshaw 7 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1889
Open Era: Roger Federer 8 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017
Winner of most consecutive Gentlemen’s Singles titles Before 1968: William Renshaw 6 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886
Open Era: Björn Borg
Roger Federer
5 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Winner of most Gentlemen’s Doubles titles Before 1968: Reginald Doherty
Laurence Doherty
8 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905
Open Era: Todd Woodbridge 9 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000 (with Mark Woodforde), 2002, 2003, 2004 (with Jonas Björkman)
Winner of most consecutive Gentlemen’s Doubles titles Before 1968: Reginald Doherty
Laurence Doherty
5 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901
Open Era: Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
5 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
Winner of most Mixed Doubles titles – Gentlemen Before 1968: Ken Fletcher
Vic Seixas
4 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968 (with Margaret Court)
1953, 1954, 1955, 1956 (3 with Doris Hart, 1 with Shirley Fry Irvin)
Open Era: Owen Davidson
Leander Paes
4 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974 (with Billie Jean King)
1999 (with Lisa Raymond), 2003 (with Martina Navratilova), 2010 (with Cara Black), 2015 (with Martina Hingis)
Winner of most Championships (total: singles, doubles, mixed) – Gentlemen Before 1968: Laurence Doherty 13 1897–1906 (5 singles, 8 doubles)
Open Era: Todd Woodbridge 10 1993–2004 (9 doubles, 1 mixed)
Ladies since 1884
Record Era Player(s) Count Winning years
Winner of most Ladies’ Singles titles Before 1968: Helen Wills 8 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938
Open Era: Martina Navratilova 9 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990
Winner of most consecutive Ladies’ Singles titles Before 1968: Suzanne Lenglen 5 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923
Open Era: Martina Navratilova 6 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987
Winner of most Ladies’ Doubles titles Before 1968: Elizabeth Ryan 12 1914 (with Agatha Morton), 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925 (with Suzanne Lenglen), 1926 (with Mary Browne), 1927, 1930 (with Helen Wills), 1933, 1934 (with Simonne Mathieu)
Open Era: Martina Navratilova 7 1976 (with Chris Evert), 1979 (with Billie Jean King), 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986 (with Pam Shriver)
Winner of most consecutive Ladies’ Doubles titles Before 1968: Suzanne Lenglen
Elizabeth Ryan
5 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923
Open Era: Martina Navratilova
Pam ShriverNatasha Zvereva
4 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984

1991 (with Larisa Neiland), 1992, 1993, 1994 (with Gigi Fernández)

Winner of most Mixed Doubles titles – ladies Before 1968: Elizabeth Ryan 7 1919, 1921, 1923 (with Randolph Lycett), 1927 (with Frank Hunter), 1928 (with Patrick Spence), 1930 (with Jack Crawford), 1932 (with Enrique Maier)
Open Era: Martina Navratilova 4 1985 (with Paul McNamee), 1993 (with Mark Woodforde), 1995 (with Jonathan Stark), 2003 (with Leander Paes)
Winner of most Championships (total: singles, doubles, mixed) – ladies Before 1968: Elizabeth Ryan 19 1914–34 (12 doubles, 7 mixed)
Open Era: Martina Navratilova 20 1976–2003 (9 singles, 7 doubles, 4 mixed)
Combined: Billie Jean King 20 1961–79 (6 singles, 10 doubles, 4 mixed)

Miscellaneous

Record M/W Player(s) Year(s)
Unseeded champions Men Germany Boris Becker
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
1985
2001
Youngest singles champion Men Germany Boris Becker 17 years 7 months 1985
Women United Kingdom Lottie Dod 15 years 9 months 1887
Oldest singles champion Men United Kingdom Arthur Gore 41 years 6 months 1909
Women United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper 37 years 9 months 1908
Lowest-ranked winner Men Croatia Goran Ivanišević 125th 2001
Women United States Venus Williams 31st (23rd seed) 2007
Singles winning % Men Sweden Björn Borg 92.72% (51–4) 1973–1981 (open era)
Women West Germany Steffi Graf 90.36% (75–8) 1984–1999 (open era)
Singles match wins Men Switzerland Roger Federer 105 2001–2021 (open era)
Women Czechoslovakia/United States Martina Navratilova 120 1973–2004 (open era)
Most matches played Men France Jean Borotra 223 1922–39, 1948–64
Women Czech Republic/United States Martina Navratilova 326 1973–2006
Most consecutive events played Men United Kingdom Arthur Gore[122] 30 1888–1922
Women United Kingdom Virginia Wade[123] 26 1960–1985
Longest match by time Men United States John Isner vs
France Nicolas Mahut
11hrs 5mins 2010
Women United States Chanda Rubin vs
Canada Patricia Hy-Boulais
3hrs 45mins[124] 1995
Longest final by time Men Serbia Novak Djokovic vs
Switzerland Roger Federer
4hrs 57mins 2019
Women United States Lindsay Davenport vs
United States Venus Williams
2hrs 45mins 2005
Winners of both
junior and senior singles
Men Sweden Björn Borg
Australia Pat Cash
Sweden Stefan Edberg
Switzerland Roger Federer
1972
1982
1983
1998
1976–80 inclusive
1987
1988, 1990
2003–7, 2009, 2012, 2017
Women Australia Ashleigh Barty
United States Karen Hantze
United Kingdom Ann Haydon
Switzerland Martina Hingis
France Amélie Mauresmo
2011
1960
1956
1994
1996
2021
1962
1969 (under married name Jones)
1997
2006