Wimbledon 2015 Trophy Winners

Novak Djokovic

In Wimbledon Championships, 2015 final Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6. 6-7. 6-4, 6-3 to claim his third Wimbledon title and ninth Grand Slam title overall. By lifting the title, Djokovic has tied the number of Wimbledon trophies won with his coach Boris Becker.

 Serena Williams beat Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 in ladies’ singles final match to win her third Grand Slam title of the year.

 Jean-Julyien Rojer and Horia Tecau lifted the trophy in the gentlemen’s doubles category, after beating Jamie Murray and John Peers 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 in the final.

Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza

 In the category of ladies’ doubles at Wimbledon 2015, Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza defeated Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-7, 7-6, 7-5 in the final match.

 Mixed doubles category was won by Leander Paes and Martina Hingis, who defeated Timea Babos and Alexander Peya 6-1, 6-1 to lift their second Grand Slam trophy of the year.

 Boys’ singles category of Wimbledon Championships 2015 was won by Reilly Opelka, who defeated Mikael Ymer 7-6, 6-4 in the match for the title.

 Sumit Nagal and Ly Hoang Nam defeated Reilly Opelke and Akira Santillan 7-6, 6-4 and lifted the trophy in boys’ doubles competition of Wimbledon 2015.

 When it comes to girls’ competitions, Sofya Zhuk won the singles category by defeating Anna Blinkova 7-5, 6-4.

 Dalma Galfi and Fanny Stollar won girls’ doubles trophy, after winning against Vera Lapko and Tereza Mihalikova 6-3, 6-2 in the final match.

 Gentlemen’s invitation doubles of Wimbledon 2015 was won by Goran Ivanisevic and Ivan Ljubicic, who won against Wayne Ferreira and Sebastian Grosjean 6-3, 1-6, 10-5 in the final.

 Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis defeated Guy Forget and Cedric Pioline 6-4, 6-4 in the final of senior gentlemen’s invitation doubles.

 Ladies’ invitation doubles were won by Magdalena Maleeva and Rennae Stubbs, who beat Martina Navratilova and Selima Sfar 3-6, 7-5, 10-8 in the final match.

In the wheelchair events, Gustavo Fernandez and Nicolas Peifer defeated Michael Jeremiasz and Gordon Reid 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 in the final match of men’s doubles of Wimbledon championships 2015.

Wheelchair ladies’ doubles were won by Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji, who defeated Jiske Griffioen and Aniek Van Koot 6-2, 5-7, 6-3.

Famous female tennis player: Monica Seles

Famous female tennis player: Monica Seles

Famous female tennis player, Monica Seles started her professional career in 1989 and made it to the top ten. She was ranked world’s no. 6 by the end of that year. She gained her first title by beating famous American tennis player, Steffi Graf in 1990 French Open tennis tournament. In all, the Serbian female tennis player, Monica Seles claimed 52 singles titles and no. 1 as her highest ranking. In doubles, she has a highest ranking of 16 and has claimed 6 titles.

In April 1993, while playing a quarterfinal match against Magdalena Maleeva, she was stabbed in the shoulder by Parche an obsessed Steffi Graf fan, cutting her shoulder blades and making a cut 1.5 cm deep. She was leading the match by 6-4 and 4-3.

Monica Seles was taken to the hospital immediately and healed within a few weeks. On interrogation, Parche admitted that he had stabbed Seles so Graf could regain her title. However, the authorities found out that he was psychological problems. Instead of being jailed for the incident, he was put into psychological treatment on a two year probation period.

She did not return to play for 27 months, but finally made her comeback in August 1995 and made it to the top again showing that she is the best female tennis player. Yet she vowed not to play in Germany again as she thought that the punishment given to her attacker was not what he deserved. Although she did not play after the 2003 French Open, due to a foot injury, her official retirement was announced on February 14, 2005.