Wimbledon Open Era Women’s Singles Champions

Below is a list of Wimbledon Open Era Women’s Singles Champions from 1968 to 2021.

Since 1968, there have been a total of 53 Wimbledon Women’s Singles Finals played at the All England Club in London.

The current defending Wimbledon Women’s singles champion is Ashleigh Barty who beat Karolína Pliskova 6–3, 6–7, 6–3 in the 2021 Wimbledon Women’s Final.

Wimbledon Open Era Women’s Singles Champions

Wimbledon Open Era Women’s Singles Champions

YearWinnerRunner UpScore
2021Ashleigh BartyKarolína Pliskova6–3, 6–7, 6–3
2020N/AN/AN/A
2019Simona HalepSerena Williams6–2, 6–2
2018Angelique KerberSerena Williams6–3, 6–3
2017Garbiñe MuguruzaVenus Williams7–5, 6–0
2016Serena WilliamsAngelique Kerber7–5, 6–3
2015Serena WilliamsGarbiñe Muguruza6–4, 6–4
2014Petra KvitováEugenie Bouchard6–3, 6–0
2013Marion BartoliSabine Lisicki6–1, 6–4
2012Serena WilliamsAgnieszka Radwańska6–1, 5–7, 6–2
2011Petra KvitováMaria Sharapova6–3, 6–4
2010Serena WilliamsVera Zvonareva6–3, 6–2
2009Serena WilliamsVenus Williams7–6, 6–2
2008Venus WilliamsSerena Williams7–5, 6–4
2007Venus WilliamsMarion Bartoli6–4, 6–1
2006Amélie MauresmoJustine Henin2–6, 6–3, 6–4
2005Venus WilliamsLindsay Davenport4–6, 7–6, 9–7
2004Maria SharapovaSerena Williams6–1, 6–4
2003Serena WilliamsVenus Williams4–6, 6–4, 6–2
2002Serena WilliamsVenus Williams7–6, 6–3
2001Venus WilliamsJustine Henin6–1, 3–6, 6–0
2000Venus WilliamsLindsay Davenport6–3, 7–6
1999Lindsay DavenportSteffi Graf6–4, 7–5
1998Jana NovotnáNathalie Tauziat6–4, 7–6
1997Martina HingisJana Novotna2–6, 6–3, 6–3
1996Steffi GrafArantxa Sánchez Vicario6–3, 7–5
1995Steffi GrafArantxa Sánchez Vicario4–6, 6–1, 7–5
1994Conchita MartínezMartina Navratilova6–4, 3–6, 6–3
1993Steffi GrafJana Novotná7–6, 1–6, 6–4
1992Steffi GrafMonica Seles6–2, 6–1
1991Steffi GrafGabriela Sabatini6–4, 3–6, 8–6
1990Martina NavratilovaZina Garrison6–4, 6–1
1989Steffi GrafMartina Navratilova6–2, 6–7, 6–1
1988Steffi GrafMartina Navratilova5–7, 6–2, 6–1
1987Martina NavratilovaSteffi Graf7–5, 6–3
1986Martina NavratilovaHana Mandlíková7–6, 6–3
1985Martina NavratilovaChris Evert4–6, 6–3, 6–2
1984Martina NavratilovaChris Evert7–6, 6–2
1983Martina NavratilovaAndrea Jaeger6–0, 6–3
1982Martina NavratilovaChris Evert6–1, 3–6, 6–2
1981Chris EvertHana Mandlíková6–2, 6–2
1980Evonne GoolagongChris Evert6–1, 7–6
1979Martina NavratilovaChris Evert6–4, 6–4
1978Martina NavratilovaChris Evert2–6, 6–4, 7–5
1977Virginia WadeBetty Stöve4–6, 6–3, 6–1
1976Chris EvertEvonne Goolagong6–3, 4–6, 8–6
1975Billie Jean KingEvonne Goolagong6–0, 6–1
1974Chris EvertOlga Morozova6–0, 6–4
1973Billie Jean KingChris Evert6–0, 7–5
1972Billie Jean KingEvonne Goolagong6–3, 6–3
1971Evonne GoolagongMargaret Court6–4, 6–1
1970Margaret CourtBillie Jean King14–12, 11–9
1969Ann JonesBillie Jean King3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1968Billie Jean KingJudy Tegart9–7, 7–5

Most Wimbledon Open Era Women’s Singles Titles

WTA PlayerSingles Titles
Martina Navratilova9
Serena Williams7
Steffi Graf7
Venus Williams5
Billie Jean King4
Chris Evert3
Evonne Goolagong2
Petra Kvitová2
Amelie Mauresmo1
Angelique Kerber1
Ann Jones1
Ashleigh Barty1
Conchita Martínez1
Garbiñe Muguruza1
Jana Novotna1
Lindsay Davenport1
Margaret Court1
Maria Sharapova1
Marion Bartoli1
Martina Hingis1
Simona Halep1
Virginia Wade1

Martina Navratilova currently holds the record for most Wimbledon Women’s Singles titles in the open era with nine singles titles to her name, followed by Serena Williams and Steffi Graff with seven singles titles each.

FAQ

Who won Ladies Wimbledon in 1970?

Margaret Court won the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon in 1970, beating Billie Jean King 14–12, 11–9 in the final.

Who won the first Open Era Wimbledon women’s singles championship?

Billie Jean King won the first Open Era Wimbledon women’s singles championship in 1968, beating Judy Tegart 9-7, 7-5 in the final.

Who has won the most Women’s Wimbledon Singles Titles in the Open era?

Martina Navratilova currently holds the record for most Women’s Wimbledon Singles Titles in the Open era.

Who was the youngest woman to win the Wimbledon singles title in the open era?

Martina Hingis was 16 years old when she won the Wimbledon singles title in 1997, beating Jana Novotna in the final 2–6, 6–3, 6–3.

How many Wimbledon Singles Titles have Serena and Venus Williams won?

Serena Williams has won a total of seven singles titles at the All England Club while her sister Venus has won five.

How many times did Maria Sharapova win the Singles Title at Wimbledon?

Maria Sharapova won the singles title once at the 2004 championships beating Serena Williams in the final 6-1, 6-4.

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