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Wimbledon Women's Singles Champions - Martina Navratilova won 9 titles

  • Martina Navratilova won 9 singles titles at Wimbledon
  • Helen Wills Moody won 8 titles
  • Dorothea Lambert Chambers, Steffi Graf & Serena Williams have won 7 titles
  • Ashleigh Barty is the defending champion after beating Karolina Pliskova in the 2021 final
Martina Navratilova Wimbledon
Martina Navratilova won nine Wimbledon Championships
John Eastwood 14 Jul 2021
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Wimbledon Women's Singles Champions


Martina Navratilova won nine women's singles titles at Wimbledon. She dominated the tournament from 1978 to 1990.

Helen Wills Moody won eight titles from 1927 to 1938. Dorothea Lambert Chambers, Steffi Graf and Serena Williams have all won seven titles.

Ashleigh Barty is the defending champion after beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-7 6-3 in the 2021 final.

The first women's Wimbledon tournament was held in 1884 with Maud Watson beating Lilian Watson in the final.

Year
Champion
Country
Runner-Up
Country
Final Score
2022 tbc tbc tbc tbc tbc
2021 Ashleigh Barty Australia Karolina Pliskova Czech Republic 6-3, 6-7 6-3
2019 Simona Halep Romania Serena Williams USA 6-2, 6-2
2018 Angelique Kerber Germany Serena Williams USA 6-3, 6-3
2017 Garbiñe Muguruza Spain Venus Williams USA 7-5, 6-0
2016 Serena Williams USA Angelique Kerber Germany 7-5, 6-3
2015 Serena Williams USA Garbiñe Muguruza Spain 6-4, 6-4
2014 Petra Kvitová Czech Republic Eugenie Bouchard Canada 6-3, 6-0
2013 Marion Bartoli France Sabine Lisicki Germany 6-1, 6-4
2012 Serena Williams USA Agnieszka Radwańska Poland 6-1, 5-7, 6-2
2011 Petra Kvitová Czech Republic Maria Sharapova Russia 6-3, 6-4
2010 Serena Williams USA Vera Zvonareva Russia 6-3, 6-2
2009 Serena Williams USA Venus Williams USA 7-6(7-3), 6-2
2008 Venus Williams USA Serena Williams USA 7-5, 6-4
2007 Venus Williams USA Marion Bartoli France 6-4, 6-1
2006 Amélie Mauresmo France Justine Henin Belgium 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
2005 Venus Williams USA Lindsay Davenport USA 4-6, 7-6(7-4), 9-7
2004 Maria Sharapova Russia Serena Williams USA 6-1, 6-4
2003 Serena Williams USA Venus Williams USA 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
2002 Serena Williams USA Venus Williams USA 7-6(7-4), 6-3
2001 Venus Williams USA Justine Henin Belgium 6-1, 3-6, 6-0
2000 Venus Williams USA Lindsay Davenport USA 6-3, 7-6(7-3)
1999 Lindsay Davenport USA Steffi Graf Germany 6-4, 7-5
1998 Jana Novotná Czech Republic Nathalie Tauziat France 6-4, 7-6(7-2)
1997 Martina Hingis Switzerland Jana Novotná Czech Republic 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
1996 Steffi Graf Germany Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain 6-3, 7-5
1995 Steffi Graf Germany Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
1994 Conchita Martínez Spain Martina Navratilova USA 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
1993 Steffi Graf Germany Jana Novotná Czech Republic 7-6(8-6), 1-6, 6-4
1992 Steffi Graf Germany Monica Seles Yugoslavia 6-2, 6-1
1991 Steffi Graf Germany Gabriela Sabatini Argentina 6-4, 3-6, 8-6
1990 Martina Navratilova USA Zina Garrison USA 6-4, 6-1
1989 Steffi Graf West Germany Martina Navratilova USA 6-2, 6-7(1-7), 6-1
1988 Steffi Graf West Germany Martina Navratilova USA 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
1987 Martina Navratilova USA Steffi Graf West Germany 7-5, 6-3
1986 Martina Navratilova USA Hana Mandlíková Czechoslovakia 7-6(7-1), 6-3
1985 Martina Navratilova USA Chris Evert Lloyd USA 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
1984 Martina Navratilova USA Chris Evert Lloyd USA 7-6(7-5), 6-2
1983 Martina Navratilova USA Andrea Jaeger USA 6-0, 6-3
1982 Martina Navratilova USA Chris Evert Lloyd USA 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
1981 Chris Evert Lloyd USA Hana Mandlíková Czechoslovakia 6-2, 6-2
1980 Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia Chris Evert Lloyd USA 6-1, 7-6(7-4)
1979 Martina Navratilova USA Chris Evert Lloyd USA 6-4, 6-4
1978 Martina Navratilova USA Chris Evert USA 2-6, 6-4, 7-5
1977 Virginia Wade Great Britain Betty Stöve Netherlands 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
1976 Chris Evert USA Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia 6-3, 4-6, 8-6
1975 Billie Jean King USA Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia 6-0, 6-1
1974 Chris Evert USA Olga Morozova Soviet Union 6-0, 6-4
1973 Billie Jean King USA Chris Evert USA 6-0, 7-5
1972 Billie Jean King USA Evonne Goolagong Australia 6-3, 6-3
1971 Evonne Goolagong Australia Margaret Court Australia 6-4, 6-1
1970 Margaret Court Australia Billie Jean King USA 14-12, 11-9
1969 Ann Jones Great Britain Billie Jean King USA 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
1968 Billie Jean King USA Judy Tegart Australia 9-7, 7-5
1967 Billie Jean King USA Ann Jones Great Britain 6-3, 6-4
1966 Billie Jean King USA Maria Bueno Brazil 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
1965 Margaret Smith Australia Maria Bueno Brazil 6-4, 7-5
1964 Maria Bueno Brazil Margaret Smith Australia 6-4, 7-9, 6-3
1963 Margaret Smith Australia Billie Jean Moffitt USA 6-3, 6-4
1962 Karen Susman USA Věra Suková Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4
1961 Angela Mortimer Great Britain Christine Truman Great Britain 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
1960 Maria Bueno Brazil Sandra Reynolds South Africa 8-6, 6-0
1959 Maria Bueno Brazil Darlene Hard USA 6-4, 6-3
1958 Althea Gibson USA Angela Mortimer Great Britain 8-6, 6-2
1957 Althea Gibson USA Darlene Hard USA 6-3, 6-2
1956 Shirley Fry USA Angela Buxton Great Britain 6-3, 6-1
1955 Louise Brough USA Beverly Fleitz USA 7-5, 8-6
1954 Maureen Connolly USA Louise Brough USA 6-2, 7-5
1953 Maureen Connolly USA Doris Hart USA 8-6, 7-5
1952 Maureen Connolly USA Louise Brough USA 7-5, 6-3
1951 Doris Hart USA Shirley Fry USA 6-1, 6-0
1950 Louise Brough USA Margaret duPont USA 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
1949 Louise Brough USA Margaret duPont USA 10-8, 1-6, 10-8
1948 Louise Brough USA Doris Hart USA 6-3, 8-6
1947 Margaret Osborne USA Doris Hart USA 6-2, 6-4
1946 Pauline Betz USA Louise Brough USA 6-2, 6-4
1939 Alice Marble USA Kay Stammers Great Britain 6-2, 6-0
1938 Helen Moody USA Helen Jacobs USA 6-4, 6-0
1937 Dorothy Round Great Britain Jadwiga Jędrzejowska Poland 6-2, 2-6, 7-5
1936 Helen Jacobs USA Hilde Sperling Denmark 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
1935 Helen Moody USA Helen Jacobs USA 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
1934 Dorothy Round Great Britain Helen Jacobs USA 6-2, 5-7, 6-3
1933 Helen Moody USA Dorothy Round Great Britain 6-4, 6-8, 6-3
1932 Helen Moody USA Helen Jacobs USA 6-3, 6-1
1931 Cilly Aussem Germany Hilde Krahwinkel Germany 6-2, 7-5
1930 Helen Moody USA Elizabeth Ryan USA 6-2, 6-2
1929 Helen Wills USA Helen Jacobs USA 6-1, 6-2
1928 Helen Wills USA Lilí Álvarez Spain 6-2, 6-3
1927 Helen Wills USA Lilí Álvarez Spain 6-2, 6-4
1926 Kitty Godfree Great Britain Lilí Álvarez Spain 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
1925 Suzanne Lenglen France Joan Fry Great Britain 6-2, 6-0
1924 Kitty McKane Great Britain Helen Wills USA 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
1923 Suzanne Lenglen France Kitty McKane Great Britain 6-2, 6-2
1922 Suzanne Lenglen France Molla Mallory USA 6-2, 6-0
1921 Suzanne Lenglen France Elizabeth Ryan USA 6-2, 6-0
1920 Suzanne Lenglen France Dorothea Lambert Chambers Great Britain 6-3, 6-0
1919 Suzanne Lenglen France Dorothea Lambert Chambers Great Britain 10-8, 4-6, 9-7
1914 Dorothea Lambert Chambers Great Britain Ethel Larcombe Great Britain 7-5, 6-4
1913 Dorothea Lambert Chambers Great Britain Winifred McNair Great Britain 6-0, 6-4
1912 Ethel Larcombe Great Britain Charlotte Sterry Great Britain 6-3, 6-1
1911 Dorothea Lambert Chambers Great Britain Dora Boothby Great Britain 6-0, 6-0
1910 Dorothea Lambert Chambers Great Britain Dora Boothby Great Britain 6-2, 6-2
1909 Dora Boothby Great Britain Agnes Morton Great Britain 6-4, 4-6, 8-6
1908 Charlotte Sterry Great Britain Agnes Morton Great Britain 6-4, 6-4
1907 May Sutton USA Dorothea Lambert Chambers Great Britain 6-1, 6-4
1906 Dorothea Douglass Great Britain May Sutton USA 6-3, 9-7
1905 May Sutton USA Dorothea Douglass Great Britain 6-3, 6-4
1904 Dorothea Douglass Great Britain Charlotte Sterry Great Britain 6-0, 6-3
1903 Dorothea Douglass Great Britain Ethel Larcombe Great Britain 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
1902 Muriel Robb Great Britain Charlotte Sterry Great Britain 7-5, 6-1
1901 Charlotte Sterry Great Britain Blanche Hillyard Great Britain 6-2, 6-2
1900 Blanche Hillyard Great Britain Charlotte Cooper Great Britain 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
1899 Blanche Hillyard Great Britain Charlotte Cooper Great Britain 6-2, 6-3
1898 Charlotte Cooper Great Britain Louisa Martin Great Britain 6-4, 6-4
1897 Blanche Hillyard Great Britain Charlotte Cooper Great Britain 5-7, 7-5, 6-2
1896 Charlotte Cooper Great Britain Alice Pickering Great Britain 6-2, 6-3
1895 Charlotte Cooper Great Britain Helen Jackson Great Britain 7-5, 8-6
1894 Blanche Hillyard Great Britain Edith Austin Great Britain 6-1, 6-1
1893 Lottie Dod Great Britain Blanche Hillyard Great Britain 6-8, 6-1, 6-4
1892 Lottie Dod Great Britain Blanche Hillyard Great Britain 6-1, 6-1
1891 Lottie Dod Great Britain Blanche Hillyard Great Britain 6-2, 6-1
1890 Lena Rice Great Britain May Jacks Great Britain 6-4, 6-1
1889 Blanche Hillyard Great Britain Lena Rice Great Britain 4-6, 8-6, 6-4
1888 Lottie Dod Great Britain Blanche Hillyard Great Britain 6-3, 6-3
1887 Lottie Dod Great Britain Blanche Bingley Great Britain 6-2, 6-0
1886 Blanche Bingley Great Britain Maud Watson Great Britain 6-3, 6-3
1885 Maud Watson Great Britain Blanche Bingley Great Britain 6-1, 7-5
1884 Maud Watson Great Britain Lilian Watson Great Britain 6-8, 6-3, 6-3

Multiple Champions


Martina Navratilova, Helen Wills Moody, Dorothea Lambert Chambers, Steffi Graf, Serena Williams, Blanche Bingley, Suzanne Lenglen, Billie Jean King, Charlotte Cooper Sterry, Lottie Dod and Venus Williams all won five or more titles at Wimbledon.

Player
Country
Amateur Era
Open Era
All Time
Years
Martina Navratilova USA 0 9 9 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990
Helen Wills Moody USA 8 0 8 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938
Dorothea Lambert Chambers United Kingdom 7 0 7 1903, 1904, 1906, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914
Steffi Graf Germany 0 7 7 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996
Serena Williams USA 0 7 7 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016
Blanche Bingley United Kingdom 6 0 6 1886, 1889, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1900
Suzanne Lenglen France 6 0 6 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925
Billie Jean King USA 2 4 6 1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1975
Charlotte Cooper Sterry United Kingdom 5 0 5 1895, 1896, 1898, 1901, 1908
Lottie Dod United Kingdom 5 0 5 1887, 1888, 1891, 1892, 1893
Venus Williams USA 0 5 5 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008
Louise Brough USA 4 0 4 1948, 1949, 1950, 1955
Maureen Connolly USA 3 0 3 1952, 1953, 1954
Maria Bueno Brazil 3 0 3 1959, 1960, 1964
Margaret Court Australia 2 1 3 1963, 1965, 1970
Chris Evert USA 0 3 3 1974, 1976, 1981
Althea Gibson USA 2 0 2 1957, 1958
Dorothy Round United Kingdom 2 0 2 1934, 1937
Kathleen McKane Godfree United Kingdom 2 0 2 1924, 1926
May Sutton USA 2 0 2 1905, 1907
Maud Watson United Kingdom2 0 2 1884, 1885
Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia 0 2 2 1971, 1980
Petra Kvitová Czech Republic 0 2 2 2011, 2014

Championships by Country


Players from the United Kingdom dominated Wimbledon in the amateur era but have won only two titles in the open era. Players from the United States have dominated the women's singles title at Wimbledon.

Country
Amateur Era
Open Era
All Time
First Title
Last Title
United States 28 29 57 1905 2016
United Kingdom 34 2 36 1884 1977
Germany 1 8 9 1931 2018
France 6 2 8 1919 2013
Australia 2 4 6 1963 2021
Brazil 3 0 3 1959 1964
Czech Republic 0 3 3 1998 2014
Spain 0 2 2 1994 2017
Switzerland 0 1 1 1997 1997
Russia 0 1 1 2004 2004
Romania 0 1 1 2019 2019

Wimbledon Winners FAQ

Who has won the most women's singles titles at Wimbledon?

Martina Navratilova has won the most women's singles titles at Wimbledon with nine titles.

Who won Wimbledon in 2021?

Ashleigh Barty won Wimbledon in 2021, beating Karolína Pliskova 6-3 6-7 6-3 in the final.

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