1962 Wimbledon Championships
Date25 June – 7 July
Edition76th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver
Women's Singles
United States Karen Susman
Men's Doubles
Australia Bob Hewitt / Australia Fred Stolle
Women's Doubles
United States Billie Jean Moffitt / United States Karen Susman
Mixed Doubles
Australia Neale Fraser / United States Margaret duPont
Boys' Singles
United Kingdom Stanley Matthews
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Galina Baksheeva
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The 1962 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament was held from Monday 25 June until Saturday 7 July 1962.[1] It was the 76th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1962. Rod Laver and Karen Susman won the singles titles.

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

Main article: 1962 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Australia Rod Laver defeated Australia Martin Mulligan, 6–2, 6–2, 6–1 [2]

Women's Singles

Main article: 1962 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

United States Karen Susman defeated Czechoslovakia Věra Suková, 6–4, 6–4 [3]

Men's Doubles

Main article: 1962 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

Australia Bob Hewitt / Australia Fred Stolle defeated Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Boro Jovanović / Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić, 6–2, 5–7, 6–2, 6–4 [4]

Women's Doubles

Main article: 1962 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

United States Billie Jean Moffitt / United States Karen Susman defeated South Africa Sandra Price / South Africa Renée Schuurman, 5–7, 6–3, 7–5 [5]

Mixed Doubles

Main article: 1962 Wimbledon Championships – Mixed Doubles

Australia Neale Fraser / United States Margaret duPont defeated United States Dennis Ralston / United Kingdom Ann Haydon, 2–6, 6–3, 13–11 [6]

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Main article: 1962 Wimbledon Championships – Boys' Singles

United Kingdom Stanley Matthews defeated Soviet Union Alex Metreveli, 10–8, 3–6, 6–4 [7]

Girls' Singles

Main article: 1962 Wimbledon Championships – Girls' Singles

Soviet Union Galina Baksheeva defeated New Zealand Elizabeth Terry, 6–4, 6–2 [8]

References

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 71, 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
Preceded by
1962 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1962 U.S. National Championships