Wimbledon

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DateCountryDetail
09/07/1877
United Kingdom In the first Wimbledon Tennis championship Spencer Gore beats WC Marshall for the Wimbledon men's single championship (the only competition).
03/06/1901
United Kingdom Arthur Gore beats Reginald Doherty for the Wimbledon men's single championship. Charlotte Sterry beat Blanche Hill for the ladies title.
06/07/1957
United Kingdom Althea Gibson becomes the first black player to win a Wimbledon singles title after defeating fellow American Darlene Hard.
04/07/1969
United Kingdom British tennis player Ann Jones wins the Wimbledon women's singles title after defeating American Billie Jean King.
20/09/1973
United Kingdom Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.
05/07/1974
United Kingdom Chris Evert and Jimmy Connors win the Wimbledon singles championships.
05/07/1975
United Kingdom Arthur Ashe gains the Wimbledon singles title after defeating Jimmy Connors
01/07/1977
United Kingdom Virginia Wade wins the Wimbledon women's singles title.
07/07/1984
United Kingdom Martina Navratilova wins her fifth Wimbledon singles title.
06/07/1985
United Kingdom Boris Becker at the age of 17, becomes the first unseeded player to win Wimbledon
07/07/1985
United Kingdom Unseeded 17 year old German tennis player Boris Becker becomes the youngest player to win the men's Wimbledon singles title.
05/07/1986
United Kingdom Martina Navratilova wins the Wimbledon women's singles title for the seventh time.
14/05/1988
United Kingdom In the FA Cup final at Wembley, Wimbledon beat Liverpool 1-0
07/07/1990
United Kingdom Martina Navratilova wins her record ninth Wimbledon singles title.
03/07/1994
United Kingdom Martina Navratilova is defeated in the final of her last Wimbledon
05/07/1997
United Kingdom Martina Hingis at 16 becomes the youngest person to win the Wimbledon singles championship in 110 years after defeating Jana Novotna.
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