2018 Wimbledon Championships

The 2018 Wimbledon Championships was the 132nd edition of the championship, the 125th staging of the Ladies’ Singles Championship event, the 51st in the Open Era and the third Grand Slam tournament of the year.

2018 Wimbledon ChampionshipsVenue:

The Event took place in All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom from 2nd July to 15th July 2018.

Winners:

EventWinnerRunners-Up
Men’s SinglesNovak Djokovic(Serbia)Kevin Anderson (South Africa)
Women’s SinglesAngelique Kerber (Germany)Serena Williams (USA)
Men’s DoublesMike Bryan (USA)Michael Venus (New Zealand)
Jack Sock (USA)Raven Klaasen(South Africa)
Women’s DoublesBarbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic)Nicole Melichar (USA)
Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic)Kveta Peschke(Czech Republic)
Mixed DoublesAlexander Peya (Austria)Victoria Azarenka(Belarus)
Nicole Melichar  (USA)Jamie Murray (UK)

Highlights:

  • Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title.
  • Djokovic is a Grand Slam champion for the first time since winning the 2016 French Open. Overall it is his 13th career Grand slam.
  • Angelique Kerber became the first German player since Steffi Graf in 1996 to lift the crown at the All England Club.
  • It was her first Wimbledon title two years after she was beaten in the final by Williams.
  • Serena Williams jumped 153 spots in the WTA ranking to 28th spot after Wimbledon 2018.

Prize Money:

  • The Wimbledon total prize money for 2018 was £34,000,000.
  • The prize money has increased by 7.6% on 2017.
  • The winners of the men’s and women’s singles titles will earn £2.25m, doubles was £450,000, mixed doubles £110,000, Wheelchair singles £40,000, wheelchair doubles £14000 and Invitation doubles £26,000.

2019 Wimbeldon:

♦ Edition: 133rd.
♦ Venue: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.
♦ Surface: Grass.
♦ Date: 1st July 2019-14th July 2019.

About Wimbledon:

  • The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely regarded as the most prestigious.  It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877.
  • It was played on indoor grass courts and was part of the ATP World Tour, the WTA Tour, the ITF Junior tour and the NEC Tour.