1956 Wimbledon Championships

The 1956 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament was held from Monday 25 June until Saturday 7 July 1956.[1] It was the 70th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1956. Lew Hoad and Shirley Fry won the singles titles.

1956 Wimbledon Championships
Date25 June – 7 July
Edition70th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Attendance276,861
Champions
Men's singles
Lew Hoad
Women's singles
Shirley Fry
Men's doubles
Lew Hoad / Ken Rosewall
Women's doubles
Angela Buxton / Althea Gibson
Mixed doubles
Vic Seixas / Shirley Fry
Boys' singles
Ronnie Holmberg
Girls' singles
Ann Haydon
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