Wimbledon Men’s Singles Champions (Open Era)

Below is a list of Wimbledon Men’s Singles Champions from 1968 to 2021 i.e. the Open Era.

Since 1968, there have been a total of 53 Wimbledon Championships played at the All England Club in London, England.

The current defending Wimbledon Men’s champion (SIngles) is Novak Djokovic who beat Matteo Berrettini 6–7, 6–4, 6–4, 6–3 in the 2021 Wimbledon men’s final.

Wimbledon Men’s Singles Champions (Open Era)

Wimbledon Men’s Singles Champions (Open Era)

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in FinalNumber of Sets
2021Novak DjokovicMatteo Berrettini6–7, 6–4, 6–4, 6–34
2020N/AN/AN/AN/A
2019Novak DjokovicRoger Federer7–6, 1–6, 7–6, 4–6, 13–125
2018Novak DjokovicKevin Anderson6–2, 6–2, 7–63
2017Roger FedererMarin Čilić6–3, 6–1, 6–43
2016Andy MurrayMilos Raonic6–4, 7–6, 7–63
2015Novak DjokovicRoger Federer7–6, 6–7, 6–4, 6–34
2014Novak DjokovicRoger Federer6–7, 6–4, 7–6, 5–7, 6–45
2013Andy MurrayNovak Djokovic6–4, 7–5, 6–43
2012Roger FedererAndy Murray4–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–44
2011Novak DjokovicRafael Nadal6–4, 6–1, 1–6, 6–34
2010Rafael NadalTomáš Berdych6–3, 7–5, 6–43
2009Roger FedererAndy Roddick5–7, 7–6, 7–6, 3–6, 16–145
2008Rafael NadalRoger Federer6–4, 6–4, 6–7, 6–7, 9–75
2007Roger FedererRafael Nadal7–6, 4–6, 7–6, 2–6, 6–25
2006Roger FedererRafael Nadal6–0, 7–6, 6–7, 6–34
2005Roger FedererAndy Roddick6–2, 7–6, 6–43
2004Roger FedererAndy Roddick4–6, 7–5, 7–6, 6–44
2003Roger FedererMark Philippoussis7–6, 6–2, 7–63
2002Lleyton HewittDavid Nalbandian6–1, 6–3, 6–23
2001Goran IvaniševićPatrick Rafter6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6, 9–75
2000Pete SamprasPatrick Rafter6–7, 7–6, 6–4, 6–24
1999Pete SamprasAndre Agassi6–3, 6–4, 7–53
1998Pete SamprasGoran Ivanišević6–7, 7–6, 6–4, 3–6, 6–25
1997Pete SamprasCédric Pioline6–4, 6–2, 6–43
1996Richard KrajicekMaliVai Washington6–3, 6–4, 6–33
1995Pete SamprasBoris Becker6–7, 6–2, 6–4, 6–24
1994Pete SamprasGoran Ivanišević7–6, 7–6, 6–03
1993Pete SamprasJim Courier7–6, 7–6, 3–6, 6–34
1992Andre AgassiGoran Ivanišević6–7, 6–4, 6–4, 1–6, 6–45
1991Michael StichBoris Becker6–4, 7–6, 6–43
1990Stefan EdbergBoris Becker6–2, 6–2, 3–6, 3–6, 6–45
1989Boris BeckerStefan Edberg6–0, 7–6, 6–43
1988Stefan EdbergBoris Becker4–6, 7–6, 6–4, 6–24
1987Pat CashIvan Lendl7–6, 6–2, 7–53
1986Boris BeckerIvan Lendl6–4, 6–3, 7–53
1985Boris BeckerKevin Curren6–3, 6–7, 7–6, 6–44
1984John McEnroeJimmy Connors6–1, 6–1, 6–23
1983John McEnroeChris Lewis6–2, 6–2, 6–23
1982Jimmy ConnorsJohn McEnroe3–6, 6–3, 6–7, 7–6, 6–45
1981John McEnroeBjörn Borg4–6, 7–6, 7–6, 6–44
1980Björn BorgJohn McEnroe1–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–7, 8–65
1979Björn BorgRoscoe Tanner6–7, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3, 6–45
1978Björn BorgJimmy Connors6–2, 6–2, 6–33
1977Björn BorgJimmy Connors3–6, 6–2, 6–1, 5–7, 6–45
1976Björn BorgIlie Năstase6–4, 6–2, 9–73
1975Arthur AsheJimmy Connors6–1, 6–1, 5–7, 6–44
1974Jimmy ConnorsKen Rosewall6–1, 6–1, 6–43
1973Jan KodešAlex Metreveli6–1, 9–8, 6–33
1972Stan SmithIlie Năstase4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 7–55
1971John NewcombeStan Smith6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–45
1970John NewcombeKen Rosewall5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–15
1969Rod LaverJohn Newcombe6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–44
1968Rod LaverTony Roche6–3, 6–4, 6–23

Most Wimbledon Men’s Singles Titles (Open Era)

Player’s NameNumber of Wimbledon Titles
Roger Federer8
Pete Sampras7
Novak Djokovic6
Björn Borg5
Boris Becker3
John McEnroe3
Andy Murray2
Jimmy Connors2
John Newcombe2
Rafael Nadal2
Rod Laver2
Stefan Edberg2
Andre Agassi1
Arthur Ashe1
Goran Ivanišević1
Jan Kodeš1
Lleyton Hewitt1
Michael Stich1
Pat Cash1
Richard Krajicek1
Stan Smith1

Roger Federer currently holds the record for most Wimbledon Men’s Singles titles in the open era with eight singles titles to his name.

FAQ

Who won Wimbledon more than once in the Open Era?

A total of 12 players have won Wimbledon more than once including Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, Novak Djokovic, Björn Borg, Boris Becker, John McEnroe, Andy Murray, Jimmy Connors, John Newcombe, Rafael Nadal, Rod Laver, and Stefan Edberg.

Who won five consecutive Wimbledon titles?

Roger Federer (2003-2007) and Bjorn Borg (1976-1980) both won Wimbledon five times in a row.

How many times has Sampras won Wimbledon?

Pete Sampras has seven Wimbledon Singles Titles to his name (1993-1995, and 1997-2000)

Did Pete Sampras ever lose a Wimbledon final?

No, Pete Sampras made it to seven Wimbledon finals and won all seven.

How many times did Federer play Sampras at Wimbledon?

Roger Federer and Pete Sampras only played each other once, which was at the 2001 Wimbledon Championships with the 19-year-old Federer winning the match in five sets 7-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7, 7-5.

How many Left Handed Players have won the Wimbledon Men’s Singles Title in the open era?

A total of five different left handed players have won the Wimbledon Men’s Singles Title in the open era including Rafael Nadal, Goran Ivanišević, John McEnroe, Jimmy Conners, and Rod Laver.

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