Wimbledon: Facts & Figures

Updated: 09 July 2008 18:15 IST

Winner of most men's singles titles: Pete Sampras, 7 titles

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Winner of most men's singles titles:

Pete Sampras (United States); 7 (After 1968)
William Renshaw (Britain): 7 (Before 1968)

Winner of most consecutive men's singles titles:

Roger Federer (Switzerland): 5 (After 1968)
Bjorn Borg (Sweden): 5 (After 1968)
William Renshaw (Britain): 6 (Before 1968)

Winner of most men's doubles titles

Reggie Doherty & Laurie Doherty (Britain): 8 (Before 1968)

Winner of most consecutive men's doubles titles:

Todd Woodbridge & Mark Woodforde (Australia): 5 (After 1968)
Reggie Doherty & Laurie Doherty (Britain): 5 (Before 1968)

Youngest Winner: Boris Becker (Germany) in 1985, aged 17 years and 227 days

Oldest Winner: Arthur Gore (Britain) in 1909, aged 41 years and 182 days

Last non-seeded Winner: Goran Ivanisevic (Croatia) 2001

Most appearances: Jean Borotra (France), 223 appearances from 1922-39, 1948-1964

Longest timed singles match: 5 hrs 28 mins Greg Holmes (US) beat Todd Witsken (US) 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 14-12, Second round in 1989.

Winners of men's singles, doubles and mixed doubles championships in one year:

J.D. Budge (US) in 1937, 1938 and 1939
F.A. Sedgman (AUS) in 1952

Countries with maximum men's titles:

United States of America (33)
British Isles (32)
Australia (21)

Youngest competitor: S.B.B. Wood (USA) 15 years, 231 days (1927)

Oldest competitor: M.J.G Ritchie (BRI) 55 years, 247 days (1926).

Topics : Tennis Wimbledon 2011
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