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The 1974 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 was held from Monday 24 June until Saturday 6 July 1974. It was the 88th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1974. Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert won the singles titles.
Jimmy Connors defeated Ken Rosewall in the final, 6–1, 6–1, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1974 Wimbledon Championships. Uniquely, due to the WCT ban in place at the 1972 Championship and the ATP boycott of 1973, three undefeated champions competed in the men's singles event. John Newcombe, Stan Smith and defending champion Kodeš were all unbeaten from their last singles matches at the championships when this year's event commenced.
1974: Jimmy Connors: K. Rosewall: 61 61 64: 1973: Jan Kodes: A. Metreveli: 61 98 63: 1972: Stan ...YearWinnerRunner UpScore2019Novak Djokovic (Serbia)Roger Federer (Switzerland)7–6(7–5), 1–6, 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 13–12(7–3)2018Novak Djokovic (Serbia)Kevin Anderson (South Africa)6–2, 6–2, 7–6(7–3)2017Roger Federer (Switzerland)Marin Čilić (Croatia)6–3, 6–1, 6–42016Andy Murray (UK)Milos Raonic (Canada)6–4, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–2)
1974: Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert. There were two factors in particular which were unique about the 1974 Championships. The titles were won by an engaged couple, Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert, both of the United States, and in playing terms they attracted particular attention because both were double-fisted on the backhand side.
A list of the winners of the women's Wimbledon Tennis Grand Slam Tournament. ... 1974: Chris Evert: O. Morozova: 60 64: 1973: Billie Jean King: C. Evert: 60 75: 1972:
In the space of three days, four targets had been reduced to two and, to their credit, Wimbledon won both. The London Senior Cup, which the club had tried to avoid entering due to fixture chaos, was won in April with a 2-0 victory over fellow giant killers, Leatherhead. But the most praiseworthy achievement was winning the Southern League.
Wimbledon winner in 1974: 2 wds.. Wimbledon winner in 1974: 2 wds. The answer to this question: J I M M Y C O N N O R S. Go back to level list (203 votes, average: 3 ...
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