Money received for winning the Wimbledon championship for 2009 is $1,387,970.38 for both men and women's singles
Wimbledon is the most prestigious tennis competition in the sport. In 2012, winners of the championship earned 1, 150, 000 British pounds each in the singles men and ladies category.
Earnings for the winner of Wimbledon vary from year to year. The winner of the mens singles earned 1.15 million pounds (1.78 million dollars) in 2012. Money received for winning the Wimbledon championship for 2009 was 1,387,970.38 for both men and women's singles
Rafael Nadal (Spain) won the 2010 Wimbledon Men's singles title.
Only 7 left-handed men have ever won Wimbledon singles.
For men singles Roger Federer and for women singles Serena Williams.
Roger Federer (Switzerland)
Roy Emerson-Men Maria Bueno-Women
Wimbledon is an annual tennis championship. Every year both men and women tennis pros will compete against one another in the hopes of winning the championship.
For men it was Arthur Ashe and for women Billie Jean King
In 2012, it was UK countryman, Andy Murray.
Three men have won the French Open and Wimbledon titles back to back: Bjorn Borg, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
Wimbledon - Tennis Championship for Men and Women and one of the recognised Grand Slam tournaments.
Below find recent amounts for the 4 Majors4 MAJORS:Australian Open 2011 Singles (Men & Women)Winner $2,200,000 = (2,185,679.94 USD)Runners-up $1,100,000 = (1,092,608.12 USD)French Open 2010 Singles (Men & Women)Winner 1,120,000 EUR = (1,526,375.70 USD)Runners-up 560,000 EUR = (763,410.90 USD)Wimbledon 2010 Singles (Men & Women)Singles Winner £1,000,000.00 = 1,586,542.83 USDRunners-up £500,000 = 793,823.96 USDUS Open 2010 Singles (Men & Women)Singles Winner $1,700,000 or 2,700,000 (Potential Payout with Bonus Prize Money)Runners-Up 850,000 or 1,350,000 (Potential Payout with Bonus Prize Money)
Men: Singles : Bobby Riggs Doubles: Bobby Riggs & Elwood Cookie Women: Singles: Alice Marble Doubles: Alice Marble & Riggs Sarah Fabyan
There are 4 grand slams. French open, US Open, Wimbledon, and the australion open. Today was the US open's men championship
2012 Wimbledon champions:Men: Roger FedererWomen: Serena Williams
In men, Andre Agassi was 33 when he won the 2003 Australian Open in singles. In women, Martina Navratilova was 33 when she won the 1990 Wimbledon in singles. Men: Historical: Aurther Gore, Age 41 Wimbledon 1909. Modern Era: Andres Gimeno Age 34 French Open 74. Women: Martina Navratilova, Doubles, age 46
Rafael Nadal was the winner of the 2010 U.S. Open for men's singles.