Wimbledon Championship Records
With over 130 years of history, it is no surprise that Wimbledon boasts some impressive records. Many players have graced the famous All England Tennis Clubs courts over the years and the crowds have witnessed some of the most entertaining matches in tennis history from the games greatest ever players. Below is a list of some of the current Wimbledon records
- Pete Sampras holds the record for the most mens singles titles won with 7 between 1993 and 2000.
- Martina Navratilova holds the record for the most womens singles titles won with 9 between 1978 and 1990.
- Bjorn Borg (1976 - 1980) and Roger Feder (2003 - 2007) hold the record for most consecutive mens singles titltes won with a total of 5 each
- Martina Navratilova holds the record for most consecutive womens singles titles won with 6 between 1982 - 1987.
- Boris becker was the youngest ever mens single champions when winnign the title aged 17 in 1985
- The longest ever match at Wimbledon lasted 6 hours 7 minutes in a doubles match between partners Todd Perry and Simon Aspelin and Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor in 2006.
- The most games played in any one match was 102 when doubles pair Marcelo Melo and Andre Sa Broke beat Paul Hanley and Kevin Ulyett during the 2007 championships