Wimbledon Championships also known as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament and 3rd yearly Grand Slam of Tennis. This major tennis event will be held over 2 weeks at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Wimbledon begins in early July or later June each year. The 2023 Wimbledon Championship started on 3 July and ended on 16th July.
The event will be held on an outdoor Grass court surface. It consists of 128 singles draw, 64 doubles draw and 48 mixed doubles draw. This will be the 135th edition of the Wimbledon Open this year.
Wimbledon Championships Grand Slam Tournament
The annual Grass court tennis tournament will be held in London, United Kingdom. The contest is based in All England Lawn Tennis Club with the matches held at its many different courts.
It is part of both the WTA and ATP Tours and the 3rd of the 4 Grand Slams which are the biggest and highest level of tennis competition in the whole world. This year Wimbledon will mark the 136th edition and the 55th edition of the Open Era. Apart from the singles and doubles disciplines, mixed doubles event is also conducted at the same time. The title sponsor for the event is the Slazenger – Official Ball, IBM – Official Information Technology, Ralph Lauren – Official Outfitter, OPPO, and Barclays – Official Banking Partner.
|Location||London, United Kingdom|
|Venue||All England Lawn Tennis Club|
|Tour category||Grand Slam|
|Draw||128 S, 64 D|
WTA Wimbledon Championships 2023 Results
In the singles championship, Unseeded Czech Republic player Marketa Vondrousova defeated Ons Jabeur to win her maiden Grand Slam. Czech Marketa Vondrousova has become the first unseeded player to win the Wimbledon women’s singles title after beating sixth seed Ons Jabeur 6-4 6-4 in the final.
In the women’s doubles, 2021 doubles champions Elise Mertens and Hsieh Su-Wei played the 2023 final against each other with different partners. Unseeded pair Hsieh Su-Wei and Barbora Strýcová win Wimbledon doubles titles after defeating Elise Mertens and Storm Sander in straight sets 7-5 – 6-4.
In the Mixed doubles, Ukraine’s Lyudmyla Kichenok and Croatian Mate Pavic win Wimbledon 2023. Lyudmyla claimed her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, pairing with six-time major champion Mate Pavic to defeat Xu Yifan and Joran Vliegen for the mixed doubles crown.
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Wimbledon Open 2022 Results
In 2022, Elyna Rybakina Won Wimbledon Championships and it was her maiden Grand Slam title. While in doubles Barbora Krejčíková and Katerina Siniakova were part of the 2022 winning women’s doubles title. It was their fifth major title and her second Wimbledon title. In mixed title, Desirae Krawczyk and Neal Skupski were part of the 2022 winning mixed doubles title.
Wimbledon Open 2021 Champions
In 2021, the singles champion was Ashleigh Barty of Australia. Barty recently retired from Tennis. Barty played the final against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic and won by (6-3, 6-7, 6-3).
In doubles, Elise Mertens of Belgium and Su-Wei Hsieh of China won the doubles title against Russian pair Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina by (3-6, 7-5, 9-7). In mixed doubles, Desirae Krawczyk of the USA and Neal Skupski of GBR won the title against British pair Harriet Dart and Joe Salisbury (6-2,7-6).
Wimbledon Championships History and Winners
The first Wimbledon was held in 1877 at St. George’s Church, Portman Square, London. At the time, tennis was a fairly new sport. In 1877, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club were established in Wimbledon. The first Wimbledon was a grass-court tennis tournament, with the men competing in over 50 singles and 25 doubles matches.
The women’s competition had 32 singles and 16 doubles matches. The Championships, Wimbledon commonly known simply as Wimbledon or The Championships, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is widely regarded as the most prestigious. It is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. The other three are the Australian Open, the French Open (Roland Garros), and the US Open. Each year, these four tournaments took place in the same week. And this is the only grand slam that played on the grass court.
|Year||Single’s Champions||Doubles Champions||Mixed Doubles Champions|
|2023||Marketa Vondrousova||Barbora Strýcová|
|2022||Elena Rybakina||Katerina Siniakova |
|Desirae Krawczyk |
|2021||Ashleigh Barty||Elise Mertens |
|Desirae Krawczyk |
|2019||Simona Halep||Hsieh Su-Wei |
|Ivan Dodig |
|2018||Angelique Kerber||Barbora Krejcikova |
|Alexander Peya |
|2017||Garbine Muguruza||Ekaterina Makarova |
|2016||Serena Williams||Serene Williams |
|Henri Kontinen |
|2015||Serena Williams||Martina Hingis |
|Leander Paes |
Wimbledon Open 2023 Prize Money
The total prize money of Wimbledon 2023 is a record 44.7 million pounds ($57.29 million)., with the Ladies and Gentlemen’s Singles Champions each receiving £2,500,000. The doubles champion will have £600,000 and the Mixed champions will get £128,000.
In 2022, the singles champion received £2,000,000 and the runner-up of singles had £1,050,000. contrary to this in doubles, the winning pair got £540,000 and the runner-up received £270,000. While in mixed doubles, winners got a cheque of £124,000 and runner-ups put £62,000 in their pockets.
Prize Money distribution for WTA Wimbledon 2023 will be as follows:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||Mixed Prize Money||WTA Points|
|Round of 16||£207,000||£36,250||£7750||240|
|Round of 32||£131,000||£22,000||£4,000||130|
|Round of 64||£85,000||£13,750||——||70S,10D|
|Round of 128||£55,000||——||——||10|
Wimbledon Open 2023 Key Dates
Following are the key dates to remember for special & main events of the championships, Wimbledon;
- 28 June: The qualifying round begins
- 30 June: The Draw
- 1st July: Pre-event Media Conferences
- 2 July: Order of Play released
- 3 July: The Championships commence
- 16 July: Final
WTA Wimbledon Open 2023 Draws
The tournament will have 128 singles and 64 doubles draws that will be released as the event progresses. The officials have confirmed the 2023 draw will take place on Friday, June 30 (local time) with no time set in stone just yet.
- Women’s singles: 128 competitors including 12 qualifiers and eight wildcards.
- Women’s doubles: 64 pairs, including up to seven wildcards.
- Mixed doubles: 32 pairs, including up to eight wildcards.
- Wheelchair singles: 8 competitors, including one wildcard.
- Quad wheelchair singles: 4 competitors, round-robin competition.
- Quad wheelchair doubles 2 teams.
Wimbledon Open 2023 Dates, Schedule
There were complete 2 action-packed weeks of world-class tennis in London. Take a look at the schedule below to assist with planning your ultimate Wimbledon Open experience.
The Event will be held across 2 weeks from 3 July to 16 July. The qualifying round will be conducted on the 5 days leading up to the main draw, from the 28 June to the 2nd of July.
The schedule for the Wimbledon 2023 is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|3 July||Round 1||——|
|4 July||Round 1||——-|
|5 July||Round 1- Round 2||Round 1|
|6 July||Round 2||Round 1|
|7 July||Round 2 – Round 3||Round 1|
|8 July||Round 3||Round 2|
|9 July||Round 3 – Round 4||Round 2|
|10 July||Round 4||Round 3|
|11 July||Quarter Finals||Round 3|
|12 July||Quarter Finals||Quarter Finals|
|13 July||Semi-Finals||Quarter Finals|
WTA Wimbledon Open 2023 Players list
Being a Grand Slam event, all the top-ranking players from around the world will be present including the world’s top 10 and most of the top 100 players. World no. 1 Iga Swiatek, Jessica Pegula, Madison Keys, and other returning players will be in attendance. Australian Open 2023 champion Aryna Sabalenka will be featured to win the 2nd grand slam of the year. Former world no 2, Aneet Kontaveit will play her final tournament as she announced retirement and that Wimbledon will be her last event.
Wimbledon Open 2023 Seeds
|13||Beatriz Haddad Maia||14|
|26||Martina Trevisan Anhelina Kalinina||27|
WTA Wimbledon 2023 Wild Cards, Protected Ranking
- Katie Boulter
- Jodie Burrage
- Harriet Dart
- Sonay Kartal
- Elina Svitolina
- Katie Swan
- Heather Watson
- Venus Williams
Players that have received protected/special ranking are as follows:
- Barbora Strýcová
- Daria Saville
- Jaqueline Cristian
- Sara Sorribes Tormo
- Margarita Betova
WTA Wimbledon Open 2023 Doubles Seeds
|1||Coco Gauff/ Jessica Pegula|
|2||Barbora Krejcikova/ Katerina Siniakova|
|3||Storm Hunter/ Elise Mertens|
|4||Lyudmyla Kichenok/ Jelena Ostapenko|
|5||Desirae Krawczyk/ Demi Schuurs|
|6||Nicole Melichar-Martinez / Ellen Perez|
|7||Shuko Aoyama/ Ena Shibahara Haddad Maia/Zhang Shuai|
|8||Gabriela Dabrowski / Luisa Stefani|
|9||Kristina Mladenovic / Zhang Shuai|
|10||Leylah Fernandez / Taylor Townsend|
Wimbledon Open 2023Tickets
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