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Wimbledon Champions: Women's Singles

The Championships were first played under the control of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in 1877 at a ground near Worple Road, Wimbledon; the only event held was Gentlemen's Singles. In 1884, the All England Club added Ladies' Singles and Gentlemen's Doubles. Ladies' Doubles and Mixed Doubles were added in 1913. The Championships moved to their present location, at a ground near Church Road, in 1922.

Listed here are winners and runners-up of the women's singles tournaments since 1884.

Year Ladies Singles Champion Runner-up
2014Petra Kvitová (CZE)Eugenie Bouchard (CAN)
2013Marion Bartoli (FRA)Sabine Lisicki (GER)
2012Serena Williams (USA)Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
2011Petra Kvitová (CZE)Maria Sharapova (RUS)
2010Serena Williams (USA)Vera Zvonareva (RUS)
2009Serena Williams (USA)Venus Williams (USA)
2008Venus Williams (USA)Serena Williams (USA)
2007Venus Williams (USA)Marion Bartoli (FRA)
2006Amélie Mauresmo (FRA)Justine Henin-Hardenne (BEL)
2005Venus Williams (USA)Lindsay Davenport (USA)
2004Maria Sharapova (RUS)Serena Williams (USA)
2003Serena Williams (USA)Venus Williams (USA)
2002Serena Williams (USA)Venus Williams (USA)
2001Venus Williams (USA)Justine Henin-Hardenne (BEL)
2000Venus Williams (USA)Lindsay Davenport (USA)
1999Lindsay Davenport (USA)Steffi Graf (GER)
1998Jana Novotná (CZE)Nathalie Tauziat (FRA)
1997Martina Hingis (SWI)Jana Novotná (CZE)
1996Steffi Graf (GER)Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (SPA)
1995Steffi Graf (GER)Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (SPA)
1994Conchita Martinez (SPA)Martina Navrátilová (USA)
1993Steffi Graf (GER)Jana Novotná (CZE)
1992Steffi Graf (GER)Monica Seles (YUG)
1991Steffi Graf (GER)Gabriela Sabatini (ARG)
1990Martina Navratilova (USA)Zina Garrison (USA)
1989Steffi Graf (GER)Martina Navrátilová (USA)
1988Steffi Graf (GER)Martina Navrátilová (USA)
1987Martina Navratilova (USA)Steffi Graf (GER)
1986Martina Navratilova (USA)Hana Mandlíková (CZE)
1985Martina Navratilova (USA)Chris Evert (USA)
1984Martina Navratilova (USA)Chris Evert (USA)
1983Martina Navratilova (USA)Andrea Jaeger (USA)
1982Martina Navratilova (USA)Chris Evert (USA)
1981Chris Evert Lloyd (USA)Hana Mandlíková (CZE)
1980Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS)Chris Evert (USA)
1979Martina Navratilova (USA)Chris Evert (USA)
1978Martina Navratilova (USA)Chris Evert (USA)
1977Virginia Wade (UK)Betty Stöve (NED)
1976Chris Evert Lloyd (USA)Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS)
1975Billie Jean King (USA)Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS)
1974Chris Evert Lloyd (USA)Olga Morozova (USSR)
1973Billie Jean King (USA)Chris Evert (USA)
1972Billie Jean King (USA)Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS)
1971Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS)Margaret Smith Court (AUS)
1970Margaret Smith Court (AUS)Billie Jean King (USA)
1969Ann Haydon Jones (UK)Billie Jean King (USA)
1968Billie Jean King (USA)Judy Tegart Dalton (AUS)
1967Billie Jean King (USA)Ann Haydon Jones (UK)
1966Billie Jean King (USA)Maria Bueno (BRA)
1965Margaret Smith Court (AUS)Maria Bueno (BRA)
1964Maria Bueno (BRA)Margaret Smith Court (AUS)
1963Margaret Smith Court (AUS)Billie Jean King (USA)
1962Karen Hantze Susman (USA)Vera Pužejová Suková (CZE)
1961Angela Mortimer (UK)Christine Truman Janes (UK)
1960Maria Bueno (BRA)Sandra Reynolds Price (SAF)
1959Maria Bueno (BRA)Darlene Hard (USA)
1958Althea Gibson (USA)Angela Mortimer Barrett (UK)
1957Althea Gibson (USA)Darlene Hard (USA)
1956Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)Angela Buxton (USA)
1955Louise Brough Clapp (USA)Beverly Fleitz (USA)
1954Maureen Connolly Brinker (USA)Louise Brough Clapp (USA)
1953Maureen Connolly Brinker (USA)Doris Hart (USA)
1952Maureen Connolly Brinker (USA)Louise Brough Clapp (USA)
1951Doris Hart (USA)Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)
1950Louise Brough (USA)Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)
1949Louise Brough (USA)Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)
1948Louise Brough (USA)Doris Hart (USA)
1947Margaret Osborne (USA)Doris Hart (USA)
1946Pauline Betz (USA)Louise Brough Clapp (USA)
1940-45No competition - World War II
1939 Alice Marble (USA)Kay Stammers (UK)
1938 Helen Wills Moody (USA)Helen Hull Jacobs (USA)
1937 Dorothy Round (UK)Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (POL)
1936 Helen Hull Jacobs (USA)Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (GER)
1935 Helen Wills Moody (USA)Helen Hull Jacobs (USA)
1934 Dorothy Round (UK)Helen Hull Jacobs (USA)
1933 Helen Wills Moody (USA)Dorothy Round Little (UK)
1932 Helen Wills Moody (USA)Helen Hull Jacobs (USA)
1931 Cilly Aussem (GER)Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (GER)
1930 Helen Wills Moody (USA)Elizabeth Ryan (USA)
1929 Helen Wills Moody (USA)Helen Hull Jacobs (USA)
1928 Helen Wills Moody (USA)Lili de Alvarez (SPA)
1927 Helen Wills Moody (USA)Lili de Alvarez (SPA)
1926 Kitty McKane Godfree (UK)Lili de Alvarez (SPA)
1925 Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)Joan Fry (UK)
1924 Kitty McKane (UK)Helen Wills Moody (USA)
1923 Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)Kitty McKane Godfree (UK)
1922 Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (USA)
1921 Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)Elizabeth Ryan (USA)
1920 Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)Dorothea Lambert-Chambers (UK)
1919 Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)Dorothea Lambert-Chambers (UK)
1915-18No competition
1914 Dorothea Douglass Lambert-Chambers (UK)Ethel Larcombe (UK)
1913 Dorothea Douglass Lambert-Chambers (UK)Winifred McNair (UK)
1912 Ethel Larcombe (UK)Charlotte Cooper Sterry (UK)
1911 Dorothea Douglass Lambert-Chambers (UK)Dora Boothby (UK)
1910 Dorothea Douglass Lambert-Chambers (UK)Dora Boothby (UK)
1909 Dora Boothby (UK)Agnes Morton (UK)
1908 Charlotte Cooper Sterry (UK)Agnes Morton (UK)
1907 May Sutton (USA)Dorothea Lambert-Chambers (UK)
1906 Dorothea Douglass (UK)May Sutton (USA)
1905 May Sutton (USA)Dorothea Douglass (UK)
1904 Dorothea Douglass (UK)Charlotte Cooper Sterry (UK)
1903 Dorothea Douglass (UK)Ethel Thomson (UK)
1902 Muriel Robb (UK)Charlotte Cooper Sterry (UK)
1901 Charlotte Cooper Sterry (UK)Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)
1900 Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)Charlotte Cooper (UK)
1899 Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)Charlotte Cooper (UK)
1898 Charlotte Cooper (UK)Louise Martin (UK)
1897 Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)Charlotte Cooper (UK)
1896 Charlotte Cooper (UK)Alice Simpson Pickering (UK)
1895 Charlotte Cooper (UK)Helen Jackson (UK)
1894 Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)Edith Austin (UK)
1893 Lottie Dod (UK)Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)
1892 Lottie Dod (UK)Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)
1891 Lottie Dod (UK)Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)
1890 Helen Rice (UK)May Jacks (UK)
1889 Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)Lena Rice (USA)
1888 Lottie Dod (UK)Blanche Bingley Hillyard (UK)
1887 Lottie Dod (UK)Blanche Bingley (UK)
1886 Blanche Bingley (UK)Maud Watson (UK)
1885 Maud Watson (UK)Blanche Bingley (UK)
1884 Maud Watson (UK)Lillian Watson (UK)


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