The first Wimbledon championship was held in 1877 on one of the croquet lawns of the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club (since 1882 the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club).
Petra Kvitová of the Czech Republic was the defending champion in women's singles, but she lost to Jelena Janković in the third round.Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon and 21st major title, defeating first-time finalist Garbiñe Muguruza in the final, 6–4, 6–4.She also achieved her second non-calendar year Grand Slam after winning the 2014 US Open, 2015 Australian Open and 2015 French Open.With this win, Williams also became the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam singles title in the Open Era at 33 years and 289 days old by 26 days, The 2015 Wimbledon Championships was the 129th 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 is part of the 2015 ATP World Tour and the 2015 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. The Wimbledon total prize money for 2015 has been increased by 7% to £26.75m.
Mixed doubles and women’s doubles were inaugurated in 1913.
Don Budge of the United States became the first man to win three Wimbledon championships in a single year.
They were organised by the All England Lawn Tennis Club and the International Tennis Federation.
The tournament was held one week later than in previous seasons, giving a three-week gap from the end of the 2015 French Open.
…Championships, better known as the Wimbledon Championships, in lawn tennis.