Wimbledon Ladies Doubles Champions 1913-2017

Wimbledon Ladies Doubles Champions 1913-2017

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A Wimbledon Ladies Doubles Tournament Since 1978

Victor P Taffa

There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam.

Grand Slam itinerary consists of

  • Australian Open in mid January,
  • French Open in May and June,
  • Wimbledon in July,
  • US Open in August and September.

Each Major Championship is played over a 2 week period.

Major Championships Surfaces played on

  • Australian Open played on hard court,
  • French Open played on clay,
  • Wimbledon is played on grass,
  • US Opens are played on hard court.

Years That Each Major Championships began:

  • Australian Open in 1905,
  • French Open in 1891,
  • Wimbledon in 1877,
  • US Open in 1881.

Term Grand Slam, without qualification, and also originally, refers to the achievement of winning all 4 major championships within a single calendar year within one of the 5 events:

  • Men’s singles;
  • Women’s singles;
  • Men’s doubles;
  • Women’s doubles;
  • Mixed doubles.

In doubles, one team may accomplish a Grand Slam playing together or one player may achieve it with different partners.

However the Doubles Winners listed contains Australian Doubles Pairings only.

 

Australia’s Recent Tennis Major Championship Winners

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Singles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                      Wimbledon                              US Open

1976 Mark Edmondson         1969 Rod Laver                  2002 Lleyton Hewitt                      2001 Lleyton Hewitt

1975 John Newcombe            1968 Ken Rosewall              1987 Pat Cash                                  1998 Patrick Rafter

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Singles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                     Wimbledon                                  US Open

1978 Chris O’Neill                 1973 Margaret Court            1980 Evonne Goolagong              2011 Samantha Stosur

1977 Kerry Melville Reid       1971 Evonne Goolagong       1971 Evonne Goolagong                    1973 Margaret Court

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                       Wimbledon                                  US Open

1997 Todd Woodbridge         2000 Todd Woodbridge        2000 Todd Woodbridge                1996 Todd Woodbridge

1997 Mark Woodforde           2000 Mark Woodforde           2000 Mark Woodforde                       1996 Mark Woodforde

1992 Todd Woodbridge         1985 Mark Edmondson           1997 Todd Woodbridge                     1995 Todd Woodbridge

1992 Mark Woodforde           1985 Kim Warwick                     1997 Mark Woodforde                       1995 Mark Woodforde

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                         Wimbledon                                  US Open

1979 Judy Chaloner                1966 Margaret Court               1978 Kerry Melville Reid              1970 Margaret Court

1979 Dianne Evers                  1966 Judy Tegart Dalton         1978 Wendy Turnbull                    1970 Judy Tegart Dalton

1977 Evonne Cawley              1965 Margaret Court                 1969 Margaret Court                    1963 Robyn Ebbern

1977 Helen Cawley                1965 Lesley Turner Bowrey       1969 Judy Tegart Dalton             1963 Margaret Court

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Mixed Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                                      Wimbledon                           US Open

2013 Jarmila Gajdosova      1972 Evonne Goolagong-Cawley       1991 Elizabeth Sayers Smylie    2001 Rennae Stubbs

2013 Matthew Ebden          1972 Kim Warwick                     1991 John Fitzgerald                    2001 Todd Woodbridge

2005 Samantha Stosur        1965 Margaret Court                 1968 Margaret Court                   1992 Nicole Provis

2005 Scott Draper                   1965 Ken Fletcher                  1968 Ken Fletcher                       1992 Mark Woodforde

 

Champions By Year

Year    Wimbledon                                       

            Ladies Doubles Started in 1913      

2017    Ekaterina Makarova (RUS)               

            Elena Vesnina (RUS)                         

2016    Serena Williams (USA)                      

            Venus Williams (USA)                      

2015    Martina Hingis (SWI)                        

            Sania Mirza (IND)                             

2014    Sara Errani (ITA)                               

            Roberta Vinci (ITA)                          

2013    Hsieh Su-wei (CHT)                          

            Peng Shuai (CHI)                              

2012    Serena Williams (USA)                      

            Venus Williams (USA)                      

2011    Kveta Peschke (CZE)                        

            Katarina Srebotnik (SLO)                  

2010    Vania King (USA)                             

            Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ)              

2009    Serena Williams (USA)                      

            Venus Williams (USA)                      

2008    Serena Williams (USA)                      

            Venus Williams (USA)                      

2007    Cara Black (ZIM)                              

            Liezel Huber (SA)                              

2006    Yan Zi (CHI)                                     

            Zheng Jie (CHI)                                 

2005    Cara Black (ZIM)                              

            Liezel Huber (SA)                              

2004    Cara Black (ZIM)                              

            Rennae Stubbs (AUS)                                   

2003    Kim Clijsters (BE)                             

            Ai Sugiyama (JAP)                            

2002    Serena Williams (USA)                      

            Venus Williams (USA)                      

2001    Lisa Raymond (USA)                        

            Rennae Stubbs (AUS)                                   

2000    Serena Williams (USA)                      

            Venus Williams (USA)                      

1999    Lindsay Davenport (USA)                

            Corina Morariu (USA)                       

1998    Martina Hingis (SWI)                        

            Jana Novotna (CZE)                          

1997    Gigi Fernandez (USA)                       

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)                                   

1996    Martina Hingis (SWI)                        

            Helena Sukova (CZE)                        

1995    Jana Novotna (CZE)                          

            Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (SPA)        

1994    Gigi Fernandez (USA)                       

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)                                   

1993    Gigi Fernandez (USA)                       

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)                                   

1992    Gigi Fernandez (USA)                       

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)                                   

1991    Larisa Savchenko Neiland (SU)        

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)                                   

1990    Jana Novotna (CZE)                          

            Helena Sukova (CZE)                        

1989    Jana Novotna (CZE)                          

            Helena Sukova (CZE)                        

1988    Steffi Graf (WEG)                             

            Gabriela Sabatini (ARG)                   

1987    Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (GER)                       

            Helena Sukova (CZE)                        

1986    Martina Navratilova (USA)               

            Pam Shriver (USA)                            

1985    Kathy Jordan (USA)                          

            Elizabeth Savers Smylie (AUS)         

1984    Martina Navratilova (USA)               

            Pam Shriver (USA)                            

1983    Martina Navratilova (USA)               

            Pam Shriver (USA)                            

1982    Martina Navratilova (USA)               

            Pam Shriver (USA)                            

1981    Martina Navratilova (USA)               

            Pam Shriver (USA)                            

1980    Kathy Jordan (USA)                          

            Anne Smith (USA)                            

1979    Billie Jean King (USA)                      

            Martina Navratilova (USA)               

1978    Kerry Melville Reid (AUS)               

            Wendy Turnbull (AUS)                     

1977    Helen Cawley (AUS)                          

            JoAnne Russell (USA)                       

1976    Chris Evert (USA)                             

            Martina Navratilova (CZE)                

1975    Ann Kiyomura (USA)                                   

            Kazuko Sawamatsu (JAP)                 

1974    Evonne Goolagong (AUS)                

            Peggy Michel (USA)                         

1973    Rosemary Casals (USA)                    

            Billie Jean King (USA)                      

1972    Billie Jean King (USA)                      

            Betty Stove (NET)                             

1971    Rosemary Casals (USA)                    

            Billie Jean King (USA)                      

1970    Rosemary Casals (USA)                    

            Billie Jean King (USA)                      

1969    Margaret Court (AUS)                       

            Judy Tegart Dalton (AUS)                

1968    Rosemary Casals (USA)                    

            Billie Jean King (USA)                      

Open Era Tennis Begins May 1968

1967    Rosemary Casals (USA)                    

            Billie Jean King (USA)                      

1966    Maria Bueno ( BRA)                         

            Billie Jean King (USA)                      

1965    Maria Bueno ( BRA)                         

            Nancy Richey Gunter (USA)            

1964    Margaret Court (AUS)                       

            Lesley Turner Bowrey (AUS)            

1963    Maria Bueno ( BRA)                         

            Darlene Hard (USA)                          

1962    Karen Hantze Susman (USA)            

            Billie Jean King (USA)                      

1961    Karen Hantze Susman (USA)            

            Billie Jean King (USA)                      

1960    Maria Bueno ( BRA)                         

            Darlene Hard (USA)                          

1959    Jeanne Arth (USA)                            

            Darlene Hard (USA)                          

1958    Maria Bueno ( BRA)                         

            Althea Gibson (USA)                        

1957    Althea Gibson (USA)                        

            Darlene Hard (USA)                          

1956    Angela Buxton (UK)                        

            Althea Gibson (USA)                        

1955    Angela Mortimer Barrett (UK)          

            Anne Shilcock (UK)                          

1954    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)             

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)      

1953    Doris Hart (USA)                              

            Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)                     

1952    Doris Hart (USA)                              

            Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)                     

1951    Doris Hart (USA)                              

            Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)                     

1950    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)             

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)      

1949    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)             

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)      

1948    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)             

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)      

1947    Patricia Canning Todd (USA)                       

            Doris Hart (USA)                              

1946    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)             

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)      

1945    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1944    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1943    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1942    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1941    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1940    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1939    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)              

            Alice Marble (USA)                           

1938    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)              

            Alice Marble (USA)                           

1937    Simonne Mathieu (FRA)                   

            Billie Yorke (UK)                              

1936    Freda James (UK)                              

            Kay Stammers Bullitt (UK)               

1935    Freda James (UK)                              

            Kay Stammers Bullitt (UK)               

1934    Simonne Mathieu (FRA)                   

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1933    Simonne Mathieu (FRA)                   

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1932    Doris Metaxa (FRA)                          

            Josane Sigart (BE)                             

1931    Phyllis Mudford (UK)                                   

            Dorothy S, Barron (UK)                    

1930    Helen Wills Moody (USA)                

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1929    Peggy Saunders (UK)                        

            Phoebe Holcroft Watson (UK)          

1928    Peggy Saunders (UK)                        

            Phoebe Holcroft Watson (UK)          

1927    Helen Wills Moody (USA)                

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1926    Mary Browne (USA)                         

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1925    Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)                    

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1924    Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA)   

            Helen Wills Moody (USA)                

1923    Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)                    

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1922    Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)                    

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1921    Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)                    

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1920    Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)                    

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1919    Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)                    

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1918    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1917    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1916    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1915    No competition                                  

                                                                       

1914    Agatha Morton (UK)                         

            Elizabeth Ryan (USA)                       

1913    Winifred McNair (UK)                      

            Dora Boothby (UK)                           

 

Most Grand Slam Women’s Doubles Titles (all-time)

Titles               Players

31                    Martina Navratilova (CZE, USA),

21                    Louise Brough Clapp (USA), Margaret Osborne duPont (USA), Pam Shriver (USA)

19                    Margaret Court (AUS),

18                    Natasha Zvereva (SU, BEL),

17                    Elizabeth Ryan (USA), Gigi Fernandez (USA),

16                    Billie Jean King (USA),

14                    Doris Hart (USA), Serena Williams (USA), Venus Williams (USA),

13                    Darlene Hard (USA), Martina Hingis (SWI),

12                    Shirley Fry Irvin (USA), Thelma Coyne Long (AUS), Jana Novotna (CZE),

11                    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA), Mario Bueno (BRA),

10                    Nancye Wynne Bolton (AUS), Virginia Ruano Pascual (SPA),

9                      Helen Wills Moody (USA), Simonne Mathieu (FRA), Rosemary Casals (USA), Helena Sukova (CZE),

8                      Suzanne Lenglen (FRA), Judy Tegart Dalton (AUS), Paola Suarez (ARG),

7                      Juliette Atkinson (USA), Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA), Lesley Turner Bowrey (AUS), Francoise Durr (FRA),

6                      Mary Browne (USA), Alice Marble (USA), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS), Betty Stove (NET), Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (SPA), Lisa Raymond (USA),

5                      Daphne Akhurst Cozens (AUS), Althea Gibson (USA), Renee Schuurman (SA), Helen Gourlay Cawley (AUS), Anne Smith (USA), Kathy Jordan (USA), Cara Black (ZIM), Liezel Huber (SA, USA), Sara Errani (ITA), Roberta Vinci (ITA), Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA), Lucie Safarova (CZE),

 

Abbreviations

ARG               Argentina

AUS                Australia

AU                  Austria

BAH               Bahamas

BEL                Belarus

BE                   Belgium

BRA                Brazil

CAN               Canada

CHI                 China

CHT                Chinese Taipei

CRO                Croatia

CZE                Czech Republic

CZE                Czechoslovakia

DEN                Denmark

ECU                Ecuador

FIN                 Finland

FRA                France

GER                Germany

HUN               Hungary

IND                 India

ISR                  Israel

ITA                 Italy

JAP                 Japan

KAZ                Kazakhstan

MEX               Mexico

NAZ                Nazi Germany

NET                The Netherlands

NOR               Norway

PER                 Peru

POL                Poland

ROM               Romania

RUS                Russia

SA                   South Africa

SU                   Soviet Union

SER                 Serbia

SLO                Slovenia

SPA                 Spain

SWE                Sweden

SWI                 Switzerland

UKR               Ukraine

UK                  United Kingdom

URU               Uruguay

USA                United States of America

WEG               West Germany

YUG               Yugoslavia

ZIM                 Zimbabwe