Wimbledon Championships - Records And Statistics

Countries whose representatives have won the 124 Gentlemen's Singles Championships:

  • United States (33)
  • British Isles (32)
  • Australia (21)
  • France (7)
  • Sweden (7)
  • Switzerland (6)
  • Germany (4)
  • New Zealand (4)
  • Great Britain (3)
  • Spain (3)
  • Czechoslovakia (1)
  • Egypt (1)
  • Netherlands (1)
  • Croatia (1)

Countries whose representatives have won the 117 Ladies' Singles Championships:

  • United States (54)
  • British Isles (29)
  • Germany (8)
  • Great Britain (7)
  • France (7)
  • Australia (5)
  • Brazil (3)
  • Czech Republic (1)
  • Spain (1)
  • Switzerland (1)
  • Russia (1)

Winners of most Gentlemen's Singles' Championships

7 P.Sampras (USA)1993-1995, 1997-2000

7 W.C. Renshaw (BRI)1881-1886, 1889

Winners of most Gentlemen's Doubles Championships

9 T.A. Woodbridge (AUS)1993-1997, 2000, 2002-2004

8 H.L. Doherty (BRI)1897-1901, 1903-1905

8 R.F. Doherty (BRI)1897-1901, 1903-1905

Winners of most Ladies' Singles Championships

9 Miss M. Navratilova (USA)1978, 1979, 1982-1987, 1990

8 Miss H.N. Wills/Mrs. F.S Moody (USA)1927-1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938

Winners of most Ladies' Doubles Championships

12 Miss E.M. Ryan (USA)1914, 1919-1923, 1925-1927, 1930, 1933, 1934

Winners of most Mixed Doubles Championships – Gentlemen

4 O.K. Davidson (AUS)1967, 1971, 1973, 1974

4 K.N. Fletcher (AUS)1963, 1965, 1966, 1968

4 E.V. Seixas (USA)1953-1956

Winner of most Mixed Doubles Championships – Ladies

7 Miss E.M. Ryan (USA)1919, 1921, 1923, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1932

Winner of most Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Championships – Gentlemen

13 H.L. Doherty (BRI) 5 singles, 8 doubles1897-1906

Winner of most Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Championships – Ladies

20 Miss B.J. Moffit/Mrs. L.W. King (USA) 6 singles, 10 doubles, 4 mixed1961-1979

20 Miss M. Navratilova (TCH/USA) 9 singles, 7 doubles, 4 mixed1976-2003

19 Miss E.M. Ryan (USA) 12 doubles, 7 mixed1914-1934

Winners of Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Championships in One Year – Gentlemen

1937 J.D. Budge (USA)

1938 J.D. Budge (USA)

1939 R.L. Riggs (USA)

1952 F.A. Sedgman (AUS)

Winners of Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Championships in One Year – Ladies

1920 Miss S.R.F. Lenglen (FRA)

1922 Miss S.R.F. Lenglen (FRA)

1925 Miss S.R.F. Lenglen (FRA)

1939 Miss A. Marble (USA)

1948 Miss A.L. Brough (USA)

1950 Miss A.L. Brough (USA)

1951 Miss D.J. Hart (USA)

1967 Mrs. L.W. King (USA)

1973 Mrs. L.W. King (USA)

Youngest Champions

Gentlemen's Singles B.F. Becker (GER)17 years, 227 days (1985)

Gentlemen's Doubles R.D. Ralston (USA)17 years, 341 days (1960)

Ladies' SinglesMiss C. Dod (BRI)15 years, 285 days (1887)

Ladies' DoublesMiss M. Hingis (SUI)15 years, 282 days (1996)

Mixed Doubles R.G. Laver (AUS)20 years, 328 days (1959)

Miss S.J. Williams (USA)16 years, 282 days (1998)

Oldest Champions

Gentlemen's Singles A.W. Gore (BRI)41 years, 182 days (1909)

Gentlemen's Doubles G.P. Mulloy (USA)43 years, 226 days (1957)

Ladies' Singles Mrs A Sterry (BRI)37 years, 282 days (1908)

Ladies' Doubles Miss E.M. Ryan (USA)42 years, 152 days (1934)

Mixed Doubles S.E. Stewart (USA)42 years, 28 days (1988)

Miss M. Navratilova (TCH/USA)46 years, 261 days (2003)

The Youngest Competitors

Gentlemen's Singles S.B.B. Wood (USA)15 years, 231 days (1927)

Gentlemen's Doubles S.B.B. Wood (USA)15 years, 234 days (1927)

Ladies' Singles Miss J.M. Capriati (USA)14 years, 90 days (1990)

Ladies' Doubles Miss J.M. Capriati (USA)14 years, 92 days (1990)

The Oldest Competitors

Gentlemen's Singles M.J.G Ritchie (GBR)55 years, 247 days (1926)

Gentlemen's Doubles J.R. Borotra (FRA)65 years, 317 days (1964)

Ladies' Singles Mrs. A.E. O'Neill (GBR)54 years, 304 days (1922)

Ladies' Doubles Mrs. C.O. Tuckey (GBR)54 years, 352 days (1932)

Mixed Doubles J.R. Borotra (FRA)64 years, 320 days (1963)

Mrs. A.E. O'Neil (GBR)55 years, 304 days (1923)

The Youngest Seeds

Gentlemen's Singles B.R. Borg (SWE)17 years, 19 days (1973)

Ladies' Singles Miss J.M. Capriati (USA)14 years, 89 days (1990)

The Oldest Seeds

Ladies' Singles Mrs. L.W. King (USA)39 years, 210 days (1983)

Shortest Players

Gentlemen F.H. Ampon (PHI)1948-1953 4 feet, 11 inches

Ladies Miss C.G. Hoahing (GBR)1937-1938, 1964-1961 4 feet, 9.5 inches

Tallest Players

Gentlemen I. Karlovic (CRO)2003 6 feet, 10 inches

Ladies Miss L.A. Davenport (USA)1993-2001, 2003, 2004 6 feet 2.5 inches

Miss E. Bovina (RUS)2001-2004

Most Matches Played at The Championships:

Ladies

326 Miss M Navratilova (TCH/USA)
1973-1996, 2000-2006(Singles W 120, L 14; Doubles W 100, L 21; Mixed W 56 L 15)

Gentlemen

223 J.R. Borotra (FRA)
1922-1939, 1948-1964(Singles W 55, L 10; Doubles W 59, L 31; Doubles W 40, L 28) (Singles W 119, L 13; Doubles W 89, L 18; Mixed W 52 L 12)

Attendance at Wimbledon

Figures from the early days are not on record but in 1932 over 219,000 spectators were present at the meeting, The number increased to over 250,000 in 1949 and to over 300,000 in 1967 and the 400,000 barrier was broken for the first time in 1986. The record attendance for the meeting is 490,081 in 2001, when play was extended into a 14th day. The record for the meeting, over the normal scheduled 13 days, is 476,711 in 2001.

Worple Road

Detailed figures of daily totals and championship aggregates are not available. During the peak years, 1913–1921, the scene at the ground was described as “very congested” when 6,000 people were present. When the figure reached 7,500 the ground was said to be “packed to suffocation”. Estimates for the total attendance at the meetings varied between 60,000 and 70,000.

Church Road

Record Daily Totals:

First Week Second Week Third Week

Monday 42,811(2009) 44,478(2009) 15,257(1988)

Tuesday 45,955(2009) 39,262(2008)

Wednesday 46,826(2009) 39,849(2009)

Thursday 45,370(2009) 33,560(2002)

Friday 41,920(2010) 30,173(2007)

Saturday 43,432(2009) 32,036(2010)

Sunday 31,204(1997) 30,802(1999)

Daily Attendances 2009-2010

2009 2010 Change

Monday 42,811 39,696 -3,115

Tuesday 45,955 41,437 -4,518

Wednesday 46,826 41,547 -5,279

Thursday 45,370 42,608 -2,762

Friday 41,870 41,920 +50

Saturday 43,432 41,696 -1,736

First Week 266,264 248,904 -17,360

Monday 44,478 43,066 -1,412

Tuesday 38,682 36,416 -2,266

Wednesday 39,849 38,927 -922

Thursday 30,842 30,776 -66

Friday 31,078 31,210 +132

Saturday 28,983 28,611 -372

Sunday 30,8673 2,036 +1,169

First Week 244,779 241,042 -3,737

TOTAL 511,043 489,946 -21,097

* Bad Weather (more than 2 hours lost)

** Entire Day Rained Off

Maximum Capacity of the Ground

1995 29,000 on all good weather days (which they were)

1996 29,000 if good weather and 18 courts in play
28,500 if good weather and 17 courts in play
28,000 if good weather and 16 in play or less

1997 + 1998 32,000

1999 + 2000 33,500

2001 34,500

2002 + 2003 35,000

2004 - 2006 35,500

2007 36,000

2008 36,500

2009 40,000

2010 37,500

2010 38,500