Monthly Archives: July 2014

First American Man to Win Wimbledon Singles in the Open Era

Picture of a Tennis BallTrivia Question

Who was the first male tennis player from the United States to win the Wimbledon men’s singles championship since the advent of the open era (1968 on)?

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The first tennis player from the United States to win the Wimbledon men’s singles championship in the open era (since 1968) was Stan Smith who won the men’s singles in 1972.

Most Consecutive Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Titles

Picture of a Tennis BallTrivia Question

What female tennis player holds the record for the most consecutive Wimbledon ladies’ singles championships?

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Martina Navratilova holds the record for the most consecutive Wimbledon ladies’ singles titles with 6 in-a-row from 1982 to 1987. This records stands for both the open era (1968 on) and the pre-open era (before 1968).