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Men and Women with The Most Titles

Men's:

  1. William Renshaw - 7 singles, 5 doubles
  2. Laurence Doherty - 5 singles, 7 doubles
  3. Reginald Doherty - 4 singles, 7 doubles
  4. John McEnroe - 3 singles, 5 doubles
  5. Roger Federer

  • The Championships is one of the oldest sporting events in the world, it was first held in 1877.
  • The first match was played on the ground situated near Worple Road.
  • The tournament was played at the All England Law Tennis and Croquet Club.
  • The first tournament had only ...

The Youngest Players

The youngest female player ever to win Wimbledon was Charlotte Dod, aged 15. She won the singles crown for a total of five times 1887-88 and 1891 and 93.

While for the youngest boy to win Wimbledon, it took about a century for it to happen. In 1985,

Laver The Great

Rod Laver is the only player to have won twice the four Grand Slam titles in one year.

In 1959, Laver was the runner-up in the singles and the doubles and he also won the mixed doubles. He won the single titles in the four years in a row that he could play. He won in 1961 a...

Fun Facts about Women's Championship

  • The shortest person to play Wimbledon was Cynthia Gem Hoahing at 4'9". She beat Gussy Moran who was a whopping 6 foot.
  • The dress code calls for players to wear predominantly white and women are not allowed to wear tops that show too much cleaveg on court.
  • Maria Sharapova is t...

Other Fun Wimbledon Facts

  • The longest match in competitive tennis history lasted for 11 hours and 5 minutes over a span of three days. This match was between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut, but Isner triumphed the set, 70-68.
  • The Isner-Mahut match required 183 games, including 138 in the final set. There is a p...

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