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Which was the shortest match ever played in Wimbledon history?
The 1881 Wimbledon final in which William Renshaw defeated John Hartley, 6–0, 6–1, 6–1 lasted 37 minutes
Which was the longest match ever played in Wimbledon history?
The longest professional tennis match, in terms of both time and total games, was the Wimbledon 2010 first-round match between Nicolas Mahut and John Isner on 22, 23, and 24 June 2010. It took 11 hours and 5 minutes of playing time, and required 183 games to produce a result.
What is the Wimbledon turf made up of?
The famous Wimbledon turf is a mixture of 70% perennial rye grass and 30% Barcrown creeping red fescue. It is cut to a height of exactly eight millimetres.
When was the women’s singles event introduced?
The women’s single event was introduced in 1884.
Who was the winner of the first Wimbledon tournament?
First Wimbledon final winner was Spencer Gore. He won the title in 1877 defeating William Marshall in straight sets lasting 48 minutes.
When did Björn Borg win his first Wimbledon singles title?
In 1976, the Swedish player Björn Borg won his first Wimbledon Singles title.
What is the highest attendance ever recorded in a Wimbledon tournament?
Highest attendance ever recorded was in 2001 with 490,081 spectators turning out to watch the event.
Who has won the most number of Women’s singles title at Wimbledon?
Martina Navratilova won a record nine titles, 1978-79, 1982-87 and 1990.
Who is the youngest male winner of Wimbledon?
The youngest male champion is Boris Becker (West Germany) who won the men`s singles title in 1985 at 17 yr 227 days.
Who has the longest ever Wimbledon career?
Jean Borotra (b. 13 August 1898) of France entered in the men`s singles competition 35 times between 1922 and 1964, his last title coming at the age of 41. In 1977 he appeared in the Veterans` Doubles at the ripe age of 78. That`s a 55 years span Wimbledon love affair.
Who has won the most number of Men’s Singles title?
Pete Sampras and William Renshaw won 7 titles, 1993-1995, 1997-98 -99 -2000 .
Who is the only Wild Card entrant to have ever won a Wimbledon Title?
Goran Ivanisevic became the first wild card entrant to have won the tournament in 2002.
How many Wimbledon singles titles has Federer won so far?
Federer has so far won six wimbledon singles titles in his career.
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