Here we will know who won Wimbledon 2016. Wimbledon is one of the oldest tennis tournament in the world.
Who won Wimbledon 2016?
In Women’s Singles:
Serena Williams was the defending champion and she successfully defended her title against Angelique Kerber in the final and won her 7th Wimbledon Title.
In 2016, it was the first time when two women contested two major finals against one another in one single season since Amelie Mauresmo and Justine Henin-Hardenne met in the year 2006 in Wimbledon and Australian Open finals.
In addition to Kerber and Williams, Simona Halep, Agnieszka Radwanska, and Garbine Muguruza were also in the contest for the world WTA no. 1 ranking at the beginning of this tournament. But Serena Williams retained the top position by reaching the 4th round and ultimately winning Wimbledon 2016 title.
In Men’s Singles:
Andy Murray won his Wimbledon 2016 home game for the second time. He won straight sets against Tomas Berdych.
Before 2016, he won in the year 2013. 2016 was his greatest seasons as he finished the season as the year-end world’s no. 1 tennis players. According to Wimbledon betting odds, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are among top favorites to win the tournament this year.
Andy Murray won career-high nine and ATP-best tour titles from 13 finals from total 17 tournaments including his second successive Olympic gold medal and second Wimbledon crown in singles.
In addition, Andy Murray became the first male player to win singles titles at the Olympic, a Grand Slam, the ATP Finals, and a Masters 1000 event in the same calendar year. Serena Williams in the year 2012 is the only other person who has accomplished this feat. How to watch Wimbledon online?
On 7th November, Andy Murray became the first ever British man and the 26th male player who attained the world no. 1 ranking in the singles since the records began in 1973. Check about more records here.