The 2014 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts. It was the 128th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and the third Grand Slam event of the year. It took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, and ran from 23 June to 6 July. It consisted of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Junior and wheelchair players also took part in singles and doubles events as well as retired players in invitation doubles.
Andy Murray of Great Britain was the defending champion in men's singles, but lost to Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals. Marion Bartoli of France was the defending champion in women's singles; however, her retirement from tennis in 2013 meant that she did not return to defend her title and the opening Ladies singles match on day two on Centre court was played by Bartoli's opponent, runner-up, Sabine Lisicki.
The 2014 Wimbledon Championships was the 128th edition of the tournament and was held at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.
The tournament was an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was part of the 2014 ATP World Tour and the 2014 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament consisted of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws as well as a mixed doubles event. There were singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which was part of the Grade A category of tournaments, and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players as part of the NEC tour under the Grand Slam category. The tournament was played on grass courts and takes place over a series of 19 courts, including the four main showcourts, Centre Court, No. 1 Court, No. 2 Court and No. 3 Court.
Point and prize money distribution
Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event.
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The Wimbledon total prize money for 2014 has been increased by 10.8% to £25,000,000. The winners of the men's and women's singles titles will earn £1.76m, up £160,000 from the previous year. The figures for doubles events are per pair.
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