Wimbledon Men’s Singles Winners 1877 to Present Day

Wimbledon Mens Singles Winners

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the Winners of the Wimbledon Men’s Singles Lawn Tennis Competition

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

See also: Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Winners
Wimbledon Men’s Doubles Winners
French Open Men’s Singles Winners
US Open Men’s Singles Winners

1877
Spencer Gore GB
beat William Marshall GB
6–1, 6–2, 6–4
1878
Frank Hadow GB
beat Spencer Gore GB
7–5, 6–1, 9–7
1879
John Hartley GB
beat Vere St Leger Goold GB
6–2, 6–4, 6–2
1880
John Hartley GB
beat Herbert Lawford GB
6–3, 6–2, 2–6, 6–3
1881
William Renshaw GB
beat John Hartley GB
6–0, 6–1, 6–1
1882
William Renshaw GB
beat Ernest Renshaw GB
6–1, 2–6, 4–6, 6–2, 6–2
1883
William Renshaw GB
beat Ernest Renshaw GB
2–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3
1884
William Renshaw GB
beat Herbert Lawford GB
6–0, 6–4, 9–7
1885
William Renshaw GB
beat Herbert Lawford GB
7–5, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5
1886
William Renshaw GB
beat Herbert Lawford GB
6–0, 5–7, 6–3, 6–4
1887
Herbert Lawford GB
beat Ernest Renshaw GB
1–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4
1888
Ernest Renshaw GB
beat Herbert Lawford GB
6–3, 7–5, 6–0
1889
William Renshaw GB
beat Ernest Renshaw GB
6–4, 6–1, 3–6, 6–0
1890
Willoughby Hamilton GB
beat William Renshaw GB
6–8, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1, 6–1
1891
Wilfred Baddeley GB
beat Joshua Pim GB
6–4, 1–6, 7–5, 6–0
1892
Wilfred Baddeley GB
beat Joshua Pim GB
4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 6–2
1893
Joshua Pim GB
beat Wilfred Baddeley GB
3–6, 6–1, 6–3, 6–2
1894
Joshua Pim GB
beat Wilfred Baddeley GB
10–8, 6–2, 8–6
1895
Wilfred Baddeley GB
beat Wilberforce Eaves GB
4–6, 2–6, 8–6, 6–2, 6–3
1896
Harold Mahony GB
beat Wilfred Baddeley GB
6–2, 6–8, 5–7, 8–6, 6–3
1897
Reginald Doherty GB
beat Harold Mahony GB
6–4, 6–4, 6–3
1898
Reginald Doherty GB
beat Laurence Doherty GB
6–3, 6–3, 2–6, 5–7, 6–1
1899
Reginald Doherty GB
beat Arthur Gore GB
1–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 6–3
1900
Reginald Doherty GB
beat Sydney Smith GB
6–8, 6–3, 6–1, 6–2
1901
Arthur Gore GB
beat Reginald Doherty GB
4–6, 7–5, 6–4, 6–4
1902
Lawrence Doherty GB
beat Arthur Gore GB
6–4, 6–3, 3–6, 6–0
1903
Lawrence Doherty GB
beat Frank Riseley GB
7–5, 6–3, 6–0
1904
Lawrence Doherty GB
beat Frank Riseley GB
6–1, 7–5, 8–6
1905
Lawrence Doherty GB
beat Norman Brookes AUS
8–6, 6–2, 6–4
1906
Lawrence Doherty GB
beat Frank Riseley GB
6–4, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
1907
Norman Brookes AUS
beat Arthur Gore GB
6–4, 6–2, 6–2
1908
Arthur Gore GB
beat Herbert Roper Barrett GB
6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 3–6, 6–4
1909
Arthur Gore GB
beat Major Ritchie GB
6–8, 1–6, 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
1910
Anthony Wilding NZ
beat Arthur Gore GB
6–4, 7–5, 4–6, 6–2
1911
Anthony Wilding NZ
beat Herbert Roper Barrett GB
6–4, 4–6, 2–6, 6–2, retired
1912
Anthony Wilding NZ
beat Arthur Gore GB
6–4, 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
1913
Anthony Wilding NZ
beat Maurice McLoughlin GB
8–6, 6–3, 10–8
1914
Norman Brookes AUS
beat Anthony Wilding NZ
6–4, 6–4, 7–5
1915 – 1918
No tournament due to World War One
1919
Gerald Patterson AUS
beat Norman Brookes AUS
6–3, 7–5, 6–2
1920
Bill Tilden USA
beat Gerald Patterson AUS
2–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4
1921
Bill Tilden USA
beat Brian Norton SA
4–6, 2–6, 6–1, 6–0, 7–5
1922
Gerald Patterson AUS
beat Randolph Lycett GB
6–3, 6–4, 6–2
1923
Bill Johnston USA
beat Francis Hunter USA
6–0, 6–3, 6–1
1924
Jean Borotra FRA
René Lacoste FRA
6–1, 3–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–4
1925
René Lacoste FRA
beat Jeam Borotra FRA
6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 8–6
1926
Jean Borotra FRA
beat Howard Kinsey USA
8–6, 6–1, 6–3
1927
Henri Cochet FRA
beat Jean Borotra FRA
4–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 7–5
1928
René Lacoste FRA
beat Henri Cochet FRA
6–1, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
1929
Henri Cochet FRA
beat Jean Borotra FRA
6–4, 6–3, 6–4
1930
Bill Tilden USA
beat Wilmer Allison USA
6–3, 9–7, 6–4
1931
Sidney Wood USA
beat Frank Shields USA
walkover (Shields had an ankle injury)
1932
Ellworth Vines USA
beat Bunny Austin GB
6–4, 6–2, 6–0
1933
Jack Crawford AUS
beat Ellsworth Vines USA
4–6, 11–9, 6–2, 2–6, 6–4
1934
Fred Perry GB
beat Jack Crawford AUS
6–3, 6–0, 7–5
1935
Fred Perry GB
beat Gottfried von Cramm GER
6–2, 6–4, 6–4
1936
Fred Perry GB
beat Gottfried von Cramm GER
6–1, 6–1, 6–0
1937
Don Budge USA
beat Gottfried von Cramm GER
6–3, 6–4, 6–2
1938
Don Budge USA
beat Bunny Austin GB
6–1, 6–0, 6–3
1939
Bobby Riggs USA
beat Elwood Cooke USA
2–6, 8–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1940 -1945
No tournament due to World War Two
1946
Yvon Petra FRA
Geoff Brown AUS
6–2, 6–4, 7–9, 5–7, 6–4
1947
Jack Kramer USA
beat Tom Brown USA
6–1, 6–3, 6–2
1948
Bob Falkenburg USA
beat John Bromwich AUS
7–5, 0–6, 6–2, 3–6, 7–5
1949
Ted Schroeder USA
Jaroslav Drobný CZ
3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
1950
Budge Patty USA
beat Frank Sedgman AUS
6–1, 8–10, 6–2, 6–3
1951
Dick Savitt USA
beat Ken McGregor AUS
6–4, 6–4, 6–4
1952
Frank Sedgman AUS
beat Jaroslav Drobný EGY
4–6, 6–2, 6–3, 6–2
1953
Vic Seixas USA
beat Kurt Nielsen DEN
9–7, 6–3, 6–4
1954
Jaroslav Drobný EGY
beat Ken Rosewall AUS
13–11, 4–6, 6–2, 9–7
1955
Tony Trabert USA
beat Kurt Nielsen DEN
6–3, 7–5, 6–1
1956
Lew Hoad AUS
Ken Rosewall AUS
6–2, 4–6, 7–5, 6–4
1957
Lew Hoad AUS
beat Ashley Cooper AUS
6–2, 6–1, 6–2
1958
Ashley Cooper AUS
beat Neale Fraser AUS
3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 13–11
1959
Alex Olmedo USA
beat Rod Laver AUS
6–4, 6–3, 6–4
1960
Neale Fraser AUS
beat Rod Laver AUS
6–4, 3–6, 9–7, 7–5
1961
Rod Laver AUS
beat Chuck McKinle USA
6–3, 6–1, 6–4
1962
Rod Laver AUS
beat Martin Mulligan AUS
6–2, 6–2, 6–1
1963
Chuck McKinley USA
beat Fred Stolle AUS
9–7, 6–1, 6–4
1964
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Fred Stolle AUS
6–4, 12–10, 4–6, 6–3
1965
Roy Emerson AUS
beat Fred Stolle AUS
6–2, 6–4, 6–4
1966
Manuel Santana ESP
beat Dennis Ralston USA
6–4, 11–9, 6–4
1967
John Newcombe AUS
beat Wilhelm Bungert GER
6–3, 6–1, 6–1
1968
Rod Laver AUS
beat Tony Roche AUS
6–3, 6–4, 6–2
1969
Rod Laver AUS
beat John Newcombe AUS
6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
1970
John Newcombe AUS
beat Ken Rosewall AUS
5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
1971
John Newcombe AUS
beat Stan Smith USA
6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
1972
Stan Smith USA
beat Ilie Năstase ROM
4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 7–5
1973
Jan Kodeš CZ
beat Alex Metrevelli USSR
6–1, 9–8, 6–3
1974
Jimmy Connors USA
beat Ken Rosewall AUS
6–1, 6–1, 6–4
1975
Arthur Ashe USA
beat Jimmy Connors USA
6–1, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4
1976
Björn Borg SWE
beat Ilie Năstase ROM
6–4, 6–2, 9–7
1977
Björn Borg SWE
beat Jimmy Connors USA
3–6, 6–2, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4
1978
Björn Borg SWE
beat Jimmy Connors USA
6–2, 6–2, 6–3
1979
Björn Borg SWE
beat Roscoe Tanner USA
6–7, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
1980
Björn Borg SWE
John McEnroe USA
1–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–7, 8–6
1981
John McEnroe USA
beat Björn Borg SWE
4–6, 7–6, 7–6, 6–4
1982
Jimmy Connors USA
beat John McEnroe USA
3–6, 6–3, 6–7, 7–6, 6–4
1983
John McEnroe USA
beat Chris Lewis NZ
6–2, 6–2, 6–2
1984
John McEnroe USA
beat Jimmy Connors USA
6–1, 6–1, 6–2
1985
Boris Becker GER
beat Kevin Curran USA
6–3, 6–7, 7–6, 6–4
1986
Boris Becker GER
beat Ivan Lendl CZ
6–4, 6–3, 7–5
1987
Pat Cash USA
beat Ivan Lendl CZ
7–6, 6–2, 7–5
1988
Stefan Edberg SWE
beat Boris Becker GER
4–6, 7–6, 6–4, 6–2
1989
Boris Becker GER
beat Stefan Edberg SWE
6–0, 7–6, 6–4
1990
Stefan Edberg SWE
beat Boris Becker GER
6–2, 6–2, 3–6, 3–6, 6–4
1991
Michael Stich GER
beat Boris Becker GER
6–4, 7–6, 6–4
1992
Andre Agassi USA
beat Goran Ivanišević CRO
6–7, 6–4, 6–4, 1–6, 6–4
1993
Pete Sampras USA
beat Jim Courier USA
7–6, 7–6, 3–6, 6–3
1994
Pete Sampras USA
beat Goran Ivanišević CRO
7–6, 7–6, 6–0
1995
Pete Sampras USA
beat Boris Becker GER
6–7, 6–2, 6–4, 6–2
1996
Richard Krajicek NED
beat MaliVai Wahshington USA
6–3, 6–4, 6–3
1997
Pete Sampras USA
beat Cédric Pioline FRA
6–4, 6–2, 6–4
1998
Pete Sampras USA
beat Goran Ivanišević CRO
6–7, 7–6, 6–4, 3–6, 6–2
1999
Pete Sampras USA
beat Andre Agassi USA
6–3, 6–4, 7–5
2000
Pete Sampras USA
beat Pat Rafter AUS
6–7, 7–6, 6–4, 6–2
2001
Goran Ivanišević CRO
beat Pat Rafter AUS
6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6, 9–7
2002
Lleyton Hewitt USA
beat David Nalbandian ARG
6–1, 6–3, 6–2
2003
Roger Federer SUI
beat Mark Philippoussis AUS
7–6, 6–2, 7–6
2004
Roger Federer SUI
beat Andy Roddick USA
4–6, 7–5, 7–6, 6–4
2005
Roger Federer SUI
beat Andy Roddick USA
6–2, 7–6, 6–4
2006
Roger Federer SUI
beat Rafael Nadal ESP
6–0, 7–6, 6–7, 6–3
2007
Roger Federer SUI
beat Rafael Nadal ESP
7–6, 4–6, 7–6, 2–6, 6–2
2008
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Roger Federer SUI
6–4, 6–4, 6–7, 6–7, 9–7
2009
Roger Federer SUI
beat Andy Roddick USA
5–7, 7–6, 7–6, 3–6, 16–14
2010
Rafael Nadal ESP
beat Tomáš Berdych CZ
6–3, 7–5, 6–4
2011
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Rafael Nadal ESP
6–4, 6–1, 1–6, 6–3
2012
Roger Federer SUI
beat Andy Murray GB
4–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–4
2013
Andy Murray GBR
beat Novak Djokovic SRB
6–4, 7–5, 6–4
2014
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Roger Federer SUI
6–7, 6–4, 7–6, 5–7, 6–4
2015
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Roger Federer SUI
7–6, 6–7, 6–4, 6–3
2016
Andy Murray GBR
beat Milos Raonic CAN
6–4, 7–6, 7–6
2017
Roger Federer SUI
beat Marin Čilić CRO
6–3, 6–1, 6–4
2018
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Kevin Anderson SA
6–2, 6–2, 7–6
2019
Novak Djokovic SRB
beat Roger Federer SUI
7–6, 1–6, 7–6, 4–6, 13–12
2020
Cancelled due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak

 

Published Jul 24, 2016 @ 1:12 pm – Updated – Jul 10, 2020 @ 7:16 pm

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2016 – 2020). Wimbledon Men’s Singles Winners 1877 to Present Day. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/wimbledon-mens-singles-winners-1877-to-present-day. Last accessed September 20th, 2020