Script error: No such module "Unsubst". Template:TennisEventInfo The 1979 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 25 June until 7 July. It was the 93rd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1979.

Prize money

The total prize money for 1979 championships was £277,066. The winner of the men's title earned £20,000 while the women's singles champion earned £18,000.[1]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £20,000 £10,000 £5,000 £2,500 £1,500 £760 £440 £265
Women's Singles £18,000 £8,750 £4,375 £2,000 £1,160 £585 £340 £200
Men's Doubles * £8,000 £4,000 £2,000 £1,000 £520 £170 £80 N/A
Women's Doubles * £6,930 £3,464 £1,600 £800 £364 £116 £54 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £4,200 £2,100 £1,000 £500 £250 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions

Men's singles

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  • It was Borg's 8th career Grand Slam title, and his 4th Wimbledon title.

Women's singles

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  • It was Navratilova's 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 2nd (consecutive) Wimbledon title.

Men's doubles

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Women's doubles

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  • This was King's 20th Wimbledon title overall, surpassing Elizabeth Ryan's record of 19 overall titles. This record was subsequently matched by Navratilova in 2003.

Mixed doubles

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Juniors

Boys' singles

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Girls' singles

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References

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External links

Preceded by
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