Serena Williams has become the winner the 2010 Wimbledon women's championship, beating Russian Vera Zvonereva 6-3, 6-2 to claim the title. It is the first time that Serena has won Wimbledon without beating her older sister, Venus, in the championship match. Serena Williams still trails her sister Venus, four titles to five, at Wimbledon. Venus last won the title in 2008.
1968 was the first year professionals were allowed to compete at Wimbledon. The winner of the Men's Singles won 2,000 pounds and the winner of the Ladies' Singles won 750 pounds. Total payout for the tournament was 26,150 pounds. Click on the 'Wimbledon Prize Money' link on this page to see the payouts at Wimbledon from 1968 through 2007.