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Wimbledon 2018 Winners All Five Categories

132nd edition of tennis tournament 2018 Wimbledon Championship held this July in All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. It was the 51st edition of the open era. 

Of the current four Grand Slam tournaments, the Australian and US Open use hard courts, French Open is played on clay, and Wimbledon, the only Grand Slam to have always been played on the same surface, is played on grass.

List of winners of Wimbledon 2018 Championship in all five categories:

Men's Single

Winner: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
2nd Place: Kevin Anderson (South Africa)
Score: 6-2, 6-2, 7-6
It was Djokovic's 13th Grand Slam titles and Fourth Wimbledon Title.

Women's Single

Winner: Angelique Kerber (Germany)
2nd Place: Serena Williams (United States)
Score: 6-3, 6-3

Serena Williams holds 23 in singles, 14 in women's doubles, and two in mixed doubles Grand Slam titles.

Men's Doubles

Winner: Mike Bryan and Jack Sock (United States)
2nd Place: Raven Klaasen (South Africa) and Michael Venus (New Zealand)
Score: 6-3, 6-7(7-9), 6-3, 5-7, 7-5

Women's Doubles

Winner: Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková (Czech Republic)
2nd Place: Květa Peschke (Czech Republic) and Nicole Melichar (United States)
Score: 6-4, 4-6, 6-0

Mixed Doubles

Winner: Alexander Peya (Austria) and Nicole Melichar (United States)
2nd Place: Jamie Murray (United Kingdom) and Victoria Azarenka (Belarus)
Score: 7-6(7-1), 6-3

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