Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Winners 1884 – Present Day

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This timeline gives a chronological listing of the winners of the Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Lawn Tennis Competition

The competition is played over 2 weeks – late June/ early July

See also: Wimbledon Men’s Singles Winners
Wimbledon Ladies’ Doubles Winners

1884
Maud Watson GBR
beat Lilian Watson GBR
6–8, 6–3, 6–3
1885
Maud Watson GBR
beat Blanche Bingley GBR
6–1, 7–5
1886
Blanche Bingley GBR
beat Maud Watson GBR
6-3, 6-3
1887
Lottie Dod GBR
beat Blanche Bingley GBR
6-2, 6-0
1888
Lottie Dod GBR
beat Blanche Hillyard GBR
6-3, 6-3
1889
Blanche Hillyard GBR
beat Lena Rice GBR
4–6, 8–6, 6–4
1890
Lena Rice GBR
beat May Jacks GBR
6-4, 6-1
1891
Lottie Dod GBR
beat Blanche Hillyard GBR
6-2, 6-1
1892
Lottie Dod GBR
beat Blanche Hillyard GBR
6-1, 6-1
1893
Lottie Dod GBR
beat Blanche Hillyard GBR
6–8, 6–1, 6–4
1894
Blanche Hillyard GBR
beat Edith Austin GBR
6-1, 6-1
1895
Charlotte Cooper GBR
beat Helen Jackson GBR
7-5, 8-6
1896
Charlotte Cooper GBR
beat Alice Pickering GBR
6-2, 6-3
1897
Blanche Hillyard GBR
beat Charlotte Cooper GBR
5–7, 7–5, 6–2
1898
Charlotte Cooper GBR
beat Louisa Martin GBR
6-4, 6-4
1899
Blanche Hillyard GBR
beat Charlotte Cooper GBR
6-2, 6-3
1900
Blanche Hillyard GBR
beat Charlotte Cooper GBR
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
1901
Charlotte Sterry GBR
beat Blanche Hillyard GBR
6-2, 6-2
1902
Muriel Robb GBR
beat Charlotte Sterry GBR
7-5, 6-1
1903
Dorothea Douglass GBRbeat Ethel Larcombe GBR
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
1904
Dorothea Douglass GBR
beat Charlotte Sterry GBR
6-0, 6-3
1905
May Sutton USA
beat Dorothea Douglass GBR
6-3, 6-4
1906
Dorothea Douglass GBR
beat May Sutton USA
6-3, 9-7
1907
May Sutton USA
beat Dorothea Lambert Chambers GBR
6-1, 6-4
1908
Charlotte Sterry GBR
beat Agnes Morton GBR
6-4, 6-4
1909
Dora Boothby GBR
beat Agnes Morton GBR
6–4, 4–6, 8–6
1910
Dorothea Lambert Chambers GBR
beat Dora Boothby GBR
6-2, 6-2
1911
Dorothea Lambert Chambers GBR
beat Dora Boothby GBR
6-0, 6-0
1912
Ethel Larcombe GBR
beat Charlotte Sterry GBR
6-3, 6-1
1913
Dorothea Lambert Chambers GBR
beat Winifred McNair GBR
6-0, 6-4
1914
Dorothea Lambert Chambers GBR
beat Ethel Larcombe GBR
7-5, 6-4
1915 – 1918
No tournament due to World War One
1919
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Dorothea Lambert Chambers GBR
10–8, 4–6, 9–7
1920
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Dorothea Lambert Chambers GBR
6-3, 6-0
1921
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Elizabeth Ryan USA
6-2, 6-0
1922
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Molla Mallory USA
6-2, 6-0
1923
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Kitty McKane GBR
6-2, 6-2
1924
Kitty McKane GBR
beat Helen Wills USA
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
1925
Suzanne Lenglen FRA
beat Joan Fry GBR
6-2, 6-0
1926
Kitty Godfree GBR
beat Lili Alvarez ESP
6–2, 4–6, 6–3
1927
Helen Wills USA
beat Lili Alvarez ESP
6-2, 6-4
1928
Helen Wills USA
beat Lili Alvarez ESP
6-2, 6-3
1929
Helen Wills USA
beat Helen Jacobs USA
6-1, 6-2
1930
Helen Moody USA
beat Elizabeth Ryan USA
6-2, 6-2
1931
Cilly Aussem GER
beat Hilde Krahwinkel GER
6-2, 7-5
1932
Helen Moody USA
beat Helen Jacobs USA
6-3, 6-1
1933
Helen Moody USA
beat Dorothy Round GBR
6–4, 6–8, 6–3
1934
Dorothy Round GBR
beat Helen Jacobs USA
6–2, 5–7, 6–3
1935
Helen Moody USA
beat Helen Jacobs USA
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
1936
Helen Jacobs USA
beat Hilde Sperling DEN
6–2, 4–6, 7–5
1937
Dorothy Round GBR
beat Jadwiga Jedrzejowska POL
6–2, 2–6, 7–5
1938
Helen Moody USA
beat Helen Jacobs USA
6-4, 6-0
1939
Alice Marble USA
beat Kay Stammers GBR
6-2, 6-0
1940 -1945
No tournament due to World War Two
1946
Pauline Betz USA
beat Louise Brough USA
6-2, 6-4
1947
Margaret Osborne USA
beat Doris Hart USA
6-2, 6-4
1948
Louise Brough USA
beat Doris Hart USA
6-3, 8-6
1949
Louise Brough USA
beat Margaret duPont USA
10–8, 1–6, 10–8
1950
Louise Brough USA
beat Margaret duPont USA
6–1, 3–6, 6–1
1951
Doris Hart USA
beat Shirley Fry USA
6-1, 6-0
1952
Maureen Connolly USA
beat Louise Brough USA
7-5, 6-3
1953
Maureen Connolly USA
beat Doris Hart USA
8-6, 7-5
1954
Maureen Connolly USA
beat Louise Brough USA
6-2, 7-5
1955
Louise Brough USA
beat Beverly Fleitz USA
7-5, 8-6
1956
Shirley Fry USA
beat Angela Buxton GBR
6-3, 6-1
1957
Althea Gibson USA
beat Darlene Hard USA
6-3, 6-2
1958
Althea Gibson USA
beat Angela Mortimer GBR
8-6, 6-2
1959
Maria Bueno BRA
beat Darlene Hard USA
6-4, 6-3
1960
Maria Bueno BRA
beat Sandra Reynolds RSA
8-6, 6-0
1961
Angela Mortimer GBR
beat Christine Truman GBR
4–6, 6–4, 7–5
1962
Karen Susman USA
beat Vera Sukova CZ
6-4, 6-4
1963
Margaret Smith AUS
Billie Jean Moffitt USA
6-3, 6-4
1964
Maria Bueno BRA
beat Margaret Smith AUS
6–4, 7–9, 6–3
1965
Margaret Smith AUS
beat Maria Bueno BRA
6-4, 7-5
1966
Billie Jean King USA
beat Maria Bueno BRA
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
1967
Billie Jean King USA
beat Ann Jones GBR
6-3, 6-4
1968
Billie Jean King USA
beat Judy Tegart AUS
9-7, 7-5
1969
Ann Jones GBR
beat Billie Jean King USA
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1970
Margaret Court AUS
beat Billie Jean King USA
14–12, 11–9
1971
Evonne Goolagong AUS
beat Margaret Court AUS
6-4, 6-1
1972
Billie Jean King USA
beat Evonne Goolagong AUS
6-3, 6-3
1973
Billie Jean King USA
beat Chris Evert USA
6-0, 7-5
1974
Chris Evert USA
beat Olga Morozova RUS
6-0, 6-4
1975
Billie Jean King USA
beat Evonne Goolagong Cawley AUS
6-0, 6-1
1976
Chris Evert USA
beat Evonne Goolagong Cawley AUS
6-3, 4-6, 8-6
1977
Virginia Wade GBR
beat Betty Stove NED
4–6, 6–3, 6–1
1978
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Chris Evert USA
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
1979
Martina Navratilova USA
Chris Evert Lloyd USA
6-4, 6-4
1980
Evonne Goolagong Cawley AUS
beat Chris Evert Lloyd USA
6-1, 7-6
1981
Chris Evert Lloyd USA
beat Hana Mandlikova CZ
6-2, 6-2
1982
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Chris Evert Lloyd USA
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
1983
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Andrea Jaeger USA
6-0, 6-3
1984
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Chris Evert Lloyd USA
7-6, 6-2
1985
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Chris Evert Lloyd USA
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
1986
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Hana Mandlikova CZE
7-6, 6-3
1987
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Steffi Graf GER
7-5, 6-3
1988
Steffi Graf GER
beat Martina Navratilova USA
5–7, 6–2, 6–1
1989
Steffi Graf Ger
beat Martina Navratilova USA
6–2, 6–7, 6–1
1990
Martina Navratilova USA
beat Zina Garrison USA
6-4, 6-4
1991
Steffi Graf GER
beat Gabriela Sabatini ARG
6–4, 3–6, 8–6
1992
Steffi Graf GEr
beat Monica Seles YUG
6-2, 6-1
1993
Steffi Graf GER
beat Jana Novotna CZ
7-6, 1-6, 6-4
1994
Conchita Martinez ESP
beat Martina Navratilova USA
6–4, 3–6, 6–3/div>

1995
Steffi Graf GER
beat Arantxa Sanchez Vicario ESP
4–6, 6–1, 7–5
1996
Steffi Graf GER
beat Arantxa Sanchez Vicario ESP
6-3, 7-5
1997
Martina Hingis SUI
beat Jana Novotna CZ
2–6, 6–3, 6–3
1998
Jana Novotna CZE
beat Nathalie Tauziat FRA
6-4, 7-6
1999
Lindsay Davenport USA
beat Steffi Graf GER
6-4, 7-5
2000
Venus Williams USA
beat Lindsay Davenport USA
6-3, 7-6
2001
Venus Williams USA
beat Justine Henin BEL
6–1, 3–6, 6–0
2002
Serena Williams USA
beat Venus Williams USA
7-6, 6-3
2003
Serena Williams USA
beat Venus Williams USA
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
2004
Maria Sharapova RUS
beat Serena Williams USA
6-1, 6-4
2005
Venus Williams USA
beat Lindsay Davenport USA
4-6, 7-6, 9-7
2006
Amelie Mauresmo FRA
beat Justine Henin BEL
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
2007
Venus Williams USA
beat Marion Bartoli FRA
6-4, 6-1
2008
Venus Williams USA
beat Serena Williams USA
7-5, 6-4
2009
Serena Williams USA
beat Venus Williams USA
7-6, 6-2
2010
Serena Williams USA
beat Vera Zvonareva RUS
6-3, 6-2
2011
Petra Kvitova CZE
beat Maria Sharapova RUS
6-3, 6-4
2012
Serena Williams USA
beat Agnieszka Radwanska POL
6–1, 5–7, 6–2
2013
Marion Bartoli FRA
beat Sabine Lisicki GER
6-1, 6-4
2014
Petra Kvitova CZE
beat Eugenie Bouchard CAN
6-4, 6-0
2015
Serena Williams USA
beat Garbine Muguruza ESP
6-4, 6-4
2016
Serena Williams USA
beat Angelique Kerber GER
7-5, 6-3
2017
Gabrine Muguruza ESP
beat Venus Williams USA
7-5, 6-0
2018
Angelique Kerber GER
beat Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3
2019
Simona Halep ROM
beat Serena Williams USA
6-2, 6-2
2020
Cancelled due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak

 

Published Jul 04, 2019 @ 9:30 am – Updated – May 26, 2020 @ 2:11 pm

 

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2019 – 2020). Wimbledon Ladies Singles Winners 1884 to Present Day. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/wimbledon-ladies-singles-winners-1884-to-present-day. Last accessed [date]