Monday, November 29, 1999

FACTBOX - Wimbledon women`s tournament facts and figures

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Facts and figures about the Wimbledon women's tennis tournament which starts on Monday in London:2009 championsSingles: Serena Williams (U.S.)Doubles: Serena and Venus Williams (U.S.)Most Wimbledon titlesAll competitions: Billie Jean King (U.S.) 20 (6 singles, 10 doubles, 4 mixed doubles) and Martina Navratilova 20 (9 singles, 7 doubles, 4 mixed doubles)Singles: Martina Navratilova (U.S.) 9Youngest winnerCharlotte Dod (Britain) in 1887, aged 15 years and 285 daysOldest winner:Charlotte Cooper-Sterry (Britain) in 1908, aged 37 years and 282 daysMost appearancesMartina Navratilova, 326 appearances from 1973-96, 2000-06Longest timed singles match3 hours 45 minutes Chanda Rubin (U.S) beat Patricia Hy-Boulais (Canada) 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (5-7) 17-15, second round, 19952010 Prize moneySingles: one million pounds ($1.55 million)Doubles: 240,000 pounds ($371,200)Mixed doubles: 92,000 pounds ($142,300) (Compiled by Toby Davis; Editing by Clare Fallon)
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