Wimbledon 2010, the 124th event of
Interestingly, the losing finalists of both men’s and women’s singles events made their first ever appearances in a grand slam final in this tournament. Both men’s and women’s singles events saw some high-profile upsets in the tournament.
In the men’s singles, defending champion Roger Federer surprisingly lost to eventual finalist 12th seed Berdych in the quarter final. Berdych also defeated 3rd seed Novak Djokovic in the semi final, while Lu Yen-hsun from Chinese Taipei stopped fifth seed Andy Roddick in the fourth round.
In the women’s singles, losing finalist Vera Zvonareva defeated two former world no. 1 players Kim Clijsters and Jelena Jankovic. In the semi final, Zvonareva also defeated unseeded Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova who defeated Venus Williams in the quarter final and Marion Bartoli in the fourth round. Estonian qualifier Kaia Kanepi also surprisingly reached the quarter final of the tournament.
Here is the list of winners in different events of Wimbledon 2010:
Men’s Singles- Rafael Nadal (
Women’s Singles- Serena Williams (USA)
Men’s Doubles- Jürgen Melzer (
Women’s Doubles- Vania King (USA) and Yaroslava Shvedova (
Mixed Doubles- Leander Paes (
Boy’s Singles- Márton Fucsovics (
Girl’s Singles- Kristýna Plíškova (
Boy’s Doubles- Liam Broady (UK) and Tom Farquharson (UK)
Girl’s Doubles- Tímea Babos (
Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles- Donald Johnson (
Ladies' Invitation Doubles- Martina Navratilova (
Senior Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles- Pat Cash (
Wheelchair Men's Doubles- Robin Ammerlaan (
Wheelchair Women's Doubles- Esther Vergeer (
Indian tennis star Leander Paes picked up his 3rd mixed doubles
In men’s doubles, Jürgen Melzer and Philipp Petzschner pair clinched the title after defeating Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecău in the final. In women’s doubles final, Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova defeated Russian pair Elena Vesnina and Vera Zvonareva.