The Sports Almanac

Women's Wimbledon


Through 2017 Wimbledon
Wimbledon Champions  Multiple Champions
YEAR
WINNER NATIONALITY
RUNNER-UP
NATIONALITY
SCORES
1884
Maud Watson
Great Britain
Lillian Watson
Great Britain
6-8, 6-3, 6-3
1885
Maud Watson
Great Britain
Blanche Bingley
Great Britain
6-1, 7-5
1886
Blanche Bingley
Great Britain Maud Watson
Great Britain 6-3, 6-3
1887
Lottie Dod
Great Britain Blanche Bingley
Great Britain 6-2, 6-0
1888
Lottie Dod
Great Britain Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain 6-3, 6-3
1889
Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain Lena Rice
Great Britain 4-6, 8-6, 6-4
1890
Lena Rice
Great Britain May Jacks
Great Britain 6-4, 6-1
1891
Lottie Dod
Great Britain Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain 6-2, 6-1
1892
Lottie Dod
Great Britain Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain 6-1, 6-1
1893
Lottie Dod
Great Britain Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain 6-8, 6-1, 6-4
1894
Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain Edith Austin
Great Britain 6-1, 6-1
1895
Charlotte Cooper
Great Britain Helen Jackson
Great Britain 7-5, 8-6
1896
Charlotte Cooper
Great Britain Alice Simpson Pickering
Great Britain 6-2, 6-3
1897
Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain Charlotte Cooper
Great Britain 5-7, 7-5, 6-2
1898
Charlotte Cooper
Great Britain Louisa Martin
Great Britain 6-4, 6-4
1899
Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain Charlotte Cooper
Great Britain 6-2, 6-3
1900
Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain Charlotee Copper
Great Britain 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
1901
Charotte Cooper Sterry
Great Britain Blanche Bingley Hillyard
Great Britain 6-2, 6-2
1902
Muriel Robb
Great Britain Charlotte Cooper Sterry
Great Britain 7-5, 6-1
1903
Dorothea Douglass
Great Britain Ethel Thomson Larcombe
Great Britain 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
1904
Dorothea Douglass
Great Britain Charlotte Cooper Sterry
Great Britain 6-0, 6-3
1905
May Sutton
United States
Dorothea Douglass
Great Britain 6-3, 6-4
1906
Dorothea Douglass
Great Britain May Sutton
United States
6-3, 9-7
1907
May Sutton
United States
Dorothea Lambert Chambers
Great Britain 6-1, 6-4
1908
Charlotte Cooper Sterry
Great Britain Agnes Morton
Great Britain 6-4, 6-4
1909
Dora Boothby
Great Britain Agnes Morton
Great Britain 6-4, 4-6, 8-6
1910
Dorothea Lambert Chambers
Great Britain Dora Boothby
Great Britain 6-2, 6-2
1911
Dorothea Lambert Chambers
Great Britain Dora Boothby
Great Britain 6-0, 6-0
1912
Ethel Thomson Larcombe
Great Britain Charlotte Cooper Sterry
Great Britain 6-3, 6-1
1913
Dorothea Lambert Chambers
Great Britain Winifred McNair
Great Britain 6-0, 6-4
1914
Dorothea Lambert Chambers
Great Britain Ethrl Thomson Larcombe
Great Britain 7-5, 6-4
1915
None - World War I
1916
None - World War I
1917
None - World War I
1918
None - World War I
1919
Suzanne Lenglen
France
Dorothea Lambert Chambers
Great Britain 10-8, 4-6, 9-7
1920
Suzanne Lenglen
France
Dorothea Lambert Chambers
Great Britain 6-3, 6-0
1921
Suzanne Lenglen
France
Elizabeth Ryan
United States
6-2, 6-0
1922
Suzanne Lenglen
France
Molla Bjurstedt Mallory
United States
6-2, 6-0
1923
Suzanne Lenglen
France
Kitty McKane Godfree
Great Britain 6-2, 6-2
1924
Kitty McKane Godfree
Great Britain Helen Wills
United States
4-6, 6-4, 6-4
1925
Suzanne Lenglen
France
Joan Fry
Great Britain 6-2, 6-0
1926
Kathleen McKane Godfree
Great Britain Lili de Alvarez
Spain
6-2, 4-6, 6-3
1927
Helen Wills
United States
Lili de Alvarez
Spain
6-2, 6-4
1928
Helen Wills
United States
Lili de Alvarez
Spain
6-2, 6-3
1929
Helen Wills
United States
Helen Jacobs
United States
6-1, 6-2
1930
Helen Wills Moody
United States
Elizabeth Ryan
United States
6-2, 6-2
1931
Cilly Aussem
Germany
Hilde Krahwinkle Sperling
Germany
6-2, 7-5
1932
Helen Wills Moody
United States
Helen Jacobs
United States
6-3, 6-1
1933
Helen Wills Moody
United States
Dorothy Round Little
Great Britain
6-4, 6-8, 6-3
1934
Dorothy Round Little
Great Britain
Helen Jacobs
United States
6-2, 5-7, 6-3
1935
Helen Wills Moody
United States
Helen Jacobs
United States
6-3, 3-6, 7-5
1936
Helen Jacobs
United States
Hilde Krahwinkle Sperling Denmark
6-2, 4-6, 7-5
1937
Dorothy Round Little
Great Britain
Jadwiga Jedrzejowska
Poland
6-2, 2-6, 7-5
1938
Helen Wills Moody
United States
Helen Jacobs
United States
6-4, 6-0
1939
Alice Marble
United States
Kay Stammers
Great Britain
6-2, 6-0
1940
None - World War II
1941
None - World War II
1942
None - World War II
1943
None - World War II
1944
None - World War II
1945
None - World War II
1946
Pauline Betz
United States
Louise Brough Clapp
United States
6-2, 6-4
1947
Margaret Osborne duPont
United States
Doris Hart
United States
6-2, 6-4
1948
Louise Brough Clapp
United States
Doris Hart
United States
6-3, 8-6
1949
Louise Brough Clapp
United States
Margaret Osborne duPont
United States
10-8, 1-6, 10-8
1950
Louise Brough Clapp
United States
Margaret Osborne duPont United States
6-1, 3-6, 6-1
1951
Doris Hart
United States
Shirley Fry Irvin
United States
6-1, 6-0
1952
Maureen Connolly
United States
Louise Brough Clapp
United States
7-5, 6-3
1953
Maureen Connolly
United States
Doris Hart
United States
8-6, 7-5
1954
Maureen Connolly
United States
Louise Brough Clapp
United States
6-2, 7-5
1955
Louise Brough Clapp
United States
Beverly Baker Fleitz
United States
7-5, 8-6
1956
Shirley Fry Irvin
United States
Angela Buxton
Great Britain
6-3, 6-1
1957
Althea Gibson
United States
Darlene Hard
United States
6-3, 6-2
1958
Althea Gibson
United States
Angela Mortimer
Great Britain
8-6, 6-2
1959
Maria Bueno
Brazil
Darlene Hard
United States
6-4, 6-3
1960
Maria Bueno
Brazil
Sandra Reynolds Price
South Africa
8-6, 6-0
1961
Angela Mortimer
Great Britain
Christine Truman Janes
Great Britain
4-6, 6-4, 7-5
1962
Karen Hantze Susman
United States
Vera Puzejova Sukova
Czechoslovakia
6-4, 6-4
1963
Margaret Smith Court
Australia Billie Jean King
United States
6-3, 6-4
1964
Maria Bueno
Brazil
Margaret Smith Court
Australia 6-4, 7-9, 6-3
1965
Margaret Smith Court
Australia Maria Bueno
Brazil
6-4, 7-5
1966
Billie Jean King
United States
Maria Bueno
Brazil
6-3, 3-6, 6-1
1967
Billie Jean King
United States
Ann Haydon Jones
Great Britain
6-3, 6-4
1968
Billie Jean King
United States
Judy Teagart Dalton
Australia
9-7, 7-5
1969
Ann Haydon Jones
Great Britain
Billie Jean King
United States
3-6, 6-3, 6-2
1970
Margaret Smith Court
Australia Billie Jean King
United States
14-12, 11-9
1971
Evonne Goolagong Crawley
Australia Margaret Smith Court
Australia 6-4, 6-1
1972
Billie Jean King
United States
Evonne Goolagong Crawley
Australia 6-3, 6-3
1973
Billie Jean King
United States
Chris Evert
United States
6-0, 7-5
1974
Chris Evert
United States
Olga Morozova
Soviet Union
6-0, 6-4
1975
Billie Jean King
United States
Evonne Goolagong Crawley
Australia 6-0, 6-1
1976
Chris Evert
United States
Evonne Gollagong Crawley
Australia 6-3, 4-6, 8-6
1977
Virginia Wade
Great Britain
Betty Stove
Netherlands
4-6, 6-3, 6-1
1978
Martina Navratilova
United States
Chris Evert
United States
2-6, 6-4, 7-5
1979
Martina Navratilova
United States
Chris Evert
United States
6-4, 6-4
1980
Evonne Goolagong Crawley
Australia Chris Evert
United States
6-1, 7-6(7-4)
1981
Chris Evert
United States
Hana Mandlikova
Czechoslovakia
6-2, 6-2
1982
Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
United States
6-1, 3-6, 6-2
1983
Martina Navratilova United States Andrea Jaeger
United States 6-0, 6-3
1984
Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
United States 7-6(7-5), 6-2
1985
Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert
United States 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
1986
Martina Navratilova United States Hana Mandlikova
Czechoslovakia
7-6(7-1), 6-3
1987
Martina Navratilova United States Stefi Graff
West Germany
7-5, 6-3
1988
Steffi Graf
West Germany
Martina Navratilova United States
5-7, 6-2, 6-1
1989
Steffi Graf
West Germany
Martina Navratilova United States
6-2, 6-7(1-7), 6-1
1990
Martina Navratilova United States
Zina Garrison
United States
6-4, 6-1
1991
Steffi Graf
Germany
Gabriella Sabatini
Argentina
6-4, 3-6, 8-6
1992
Steffi Graf
Germany
Monica Seles
Yugoslavia
6-2, 6-1
1993
Steffi Graf
Germany
Jana Novatna
Czech Republic
7-6(8-6), 1-6, 6-4
1994
Conchita Martinez
Spain
Martina Navratilova United States
6-4, 3-6, 6-3
1995
Steffi Graf
Germany
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
Spain
4-6, 6-1, 7-5
1996
Steffi Graf
Germany
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
Spain
6-3, 7-5
1997
Martina Hingis
Switzerland
Jana Novatna
Czech Republic
2-6, 6-3, 6-3
1998
Jana Novatna
Czech Republic
Nathalie Tauziat
France
6-4, 7-6(7-2)
1999
Lindsay Davenport
United States
Steffi Graf
Germany
6-4, 7-5
2000
Venus Williams
United States
Lindsay Davenport
United States
6-3, 7-6(7-3)
2001
Venus Williams
United States
Justine Henin
Belgium
6-1, 3-6, 6-0
2002
Serena Williams
United States
Venus Williams
United States
7-6(7-4), 6-3
2003
Serena Williams
United States
Venus Williams
United States
4-6, 6-4, 6-2
2004
Maria Sharapova
Russia
Serena Williams
United States
6-1, 6-4
2005
Venus Williams
United States
Lindsay Davenport
United States
4-6, 7-6(7-4), 9-7
2006
Amelie Mauresmo
France
Juntine Henin
Belgium
2-6, 6-3, 6-4
2007
Venus Williams
United States
Marion Bartoli
France
6-4, 6-1
2008
Venus Williams
United States
Serena Williams
United States
7-5, 6-4
2009
Serena Williams
United States
Venus Williams
United States
7-6(7-3), 6-2
2010
Serena Williams
United States
Vera Zvonareva
Russia
6-3, 6-2
2011
Petra Kvitova
Czech Republic
Maria Sharapova
Russia
6-3, 6-4
2012
Serena Williams
United States
Agnieszka Radwanska
Poland
6-1, 5-7, 6-2
2013
Marion Bartoli
France
Sabine Lisicki
Germany
6-1, 6-4
2014
Petra Kvitova
Czech Republic
Eugenie Bouchard
Canada
6-3, 6-0
2015
Serena Williams
United States
Garbine Muguruza
Spain
6-4, 6-4
2016
Serena Williams
United States
Angelique Kerber
Germany
7-5, 6-3
2017
Garbine Muguruza
Spain
Venus Williams
United States
7-5, 6-0

Multiple Champions 
Wimbledon Champions
Champion Nationality
Years
Wins
Martina Navratilova United States
1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990 9
Helen Wills Moody United States
1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938 8
Dorothea Lambert Chambers Great Britain
1903, 1904, 1906, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914 7
Steffi Graff Germany
1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996 7
Serena Williams United States 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016 7
Blanche Bingley Hillyard Great Britain
1886, 1889, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1900 6
Suzanne Langlen France
1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925 6
Billie Jean King United States
1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1975 6
Lottie Dod Great Britain
1887, 1888, 1891, 1892, 1893 5
Charlotte Cooper Sterry Great Britain
1895, 1896, 1898, 1901,1908 5
Venus Williams United States
2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008 5
Louise Brough Clapp United States
1948, 1949, 1950, 1955 4
Maureen Connolly United States
1952, 1953, 1954 3
Maria Bueno Brazil
1959, 1960, 1964 3
Margaret Smith Court Australia
1963, 1965, 1970 3
Chris Evert United States
1974, 1976, 1981 3
Maud Watson
Great Britain
1884, 1885
2
May Sutton
United States
1905, 1907
2
Kathleen McKane Godfree
Great Britain 1924, 1926
2
Dorothy Round Little
Great Britain
1934, 1937
2
Althea Gibson
United States
1957, 1958
2
Evonne Goolagong Crawley Australia
1971, 1980
2
Petra Kvitova Czech Republic
2011, 2014
2