Best answer: Who was the first British to win Wimbledon?

How many British players have won Wimbledon?

Quick Answer: How Many British Players Have Won Wimbledon? In total 29 British players have won 69 singles titles at Wimbledon. In the open era, three British players have won Wimbledon singles titles. They are Andy Murray in 2013 and 2016, Virginia Wade in 1977 and Ann Haydon-Jones in 1969.

Has any British woman won Wimbledon?

The most recent British winner was Emma Raducanu, who won the 2021 US Open Women’s Singles, beating Leylah Fernandez in the final. The last man to win a Grand Slam tournament was Andy Murray, who won Wimbledon in 2016, beating Milos Raonic in the final.

Has any Englishman won Wimbledon?

Fred Perry won three consecutive championships and was the last British man to win Wimbledon (1936) until Andy Murray’s win 77 years later in 2013.

Who was the last female Australian to win Wimbledon?

She won the womens’ singles tournament at Wimbledon in 1971. In 1980, she became the first mother to win Wimbledon in 66 years.

Evonne Goolagong Cawley.

Full name Evonne Fay Goolagong
Country (sports) Australia
Born 31 July 1951 Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
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