The 1984 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.[1][2] It was the 98th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 25 June to 8 July 1984.

1984 Wimbledon Championships
Date25 June – 8 July
Edition98th
CategoryGrand Slam
Draw128S/64D/64XD
Prize money£1,461,896
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States John McEnroe
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom John Lloyd / Australia Wendy Turnbull
Boys' Singles
Australia Mark Kratzmann
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Annabel Croft
Boys' Doubles
United States Ricky Brown / United States Robbie Weiss
Girls' Doubles
United States Caroline Kuhlman / United States Stephanie Rehe
← 1983 · Wimbledon Championships · 1985 →

To celebrate the centenary of the Ladies' Singles competition, first held in 1884, 17 of the surviving 20 singles champions were presented with an engraved crystal vase on Centre Court by their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Kent on Monday, July 2. Those presented were Martina Navratilova, Virginia Wade, Chris Evert Lloyd, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Ann Jones, Billie Jean King, Margaret Court, Angela Mortimer, Maria Bueno, Althea Gibson, Shirley Fry, Doris Hart, Louise Brough, Margaret duPont, Pauline Betz, Alice Marble and Kitty Godfree. Karen Susman, Helen Jacobs and Helen Wills did not attend, but were all presented with their crystal individually during the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles by Mrs Godfree, when she attended the games with members of the All England Club committee.

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize money for 1984 championships was £1,461,896. The winner of the men's title earned £100,000 while the women's singles champion earned £90,000.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £100,000 £50,000 £25,000 £12,500 £6,850 £3,850 £2,200 £1,300
Women's Singles £90,000 £45,000 £21,900 £10,704 £5,866 £3,080 £1,796 £1,027
Men's Doubles * £40,000 £20,000 £10,000 £4,000 £2,000 £1,000 £584 N/A
Women's Doubles * £34,700 £17,350 £8,000 £3,200 £1,460 £480 £240 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £18,000 £9,000 £4,500 £2,100 £1,050 £526 £226 N/A

* per team

ChampionsEdit

SeniorsEdit

In all five senior disciplines, the 1983 champions successfully defended their titles.

Men's SinglesEdit

  John McEnroe defeated   Jimmy Connors, 6–1, 6–1, 6–2 [5]

  • It was McEnroe's 6th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd Wimbledon title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Martina Navratilova defeated   Chris Evert Lloyd, 7–6(7–5), 6–2 [6]

  • It was Navratilova's 26th career Grand Slam title and her 5th Wimbledon singles title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Peter Fleming /   John McEnroe defeated   Pat Cash /   Paul McNamee, 6–2, 5–7, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 [7]

  • It was Fleming's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 4th and last Wimbledon title. It was McEnroe's 14th career Grand Slam title and his 7th Wimbledon title.

Women's DoublesEdit

  Martina Navratilova /   Pam Shriver defeated   Kathy Jordan /   Anne Smith, 6–3, 6–4 [8]

  • It was Navratilova's 27th career Grand Slam title and her 11th Wimbledon title. It was Shriver's 8th career Grand Slam title and her 4th Wimbledon title.

Mixed DoublesEdit

  John Lloyd /   Wendy Turnbull defeated   Steve Denton /   Kathy Jordan, 6–3, 6–3 [9]

  • It was Lloyd's 3rd and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Turnbull's 9th and last career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Wimbledon title.

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Mark Kratzmann defeated   Stefan Kruger, 6–4, 4–6, 6–3 [10]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Annabel Croft defeated   Elna Reinach, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 [11]

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Ricky Brown /   Robbie Weiss defeated   Mark Kratzmann /   Jonas Svensson, 1–6, 6–4, 11–9 [12]

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Caroline Kuhlman /   Stephanie Rehe defeated   Viktoria Milvidskaia /   Larisa Savchenko, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4 [13]

Singles seedsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. ISBN 0007117078.
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon – Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
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  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

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