#TeamYonex takes home five Wimbledon trophies!

 

Ladies' Singles 

Angelique Kerber (GER) def. Serena Williams (USA), 6-3, 6-3

VCORE Prototype / POLYTOUR FIRE 


 


In a rematch of the 2016 Wimbledon finals, Kerber was looking to accomplish a finals' feat that was rare against 23-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams. Entering the championship match, only one player had defeated Williams in more than one Grand Slam final - her sister, Venus. Kerber again relied on her defensive strength but it was her added power that kept Williams guessing throughout the match. After Williams’ return of serve hit the net, Kerber fell to the grass in relief after capturing her third Grand Slam title, 6-3, 6-3.





Mixed Doubles

Nicole Melichar (USA) / Alexander Peya (AUT) def. Victoria Azarenka (BLR) / Jamie Murray (GBR), 7-6, 6-3

EZONE 100+ / POLYTOUR SPIN

 

After falling in her first career grand slam final the day before, Melichar was able to raise the Wimbledon trophy for the first time after the American/Austrian duo defeated Victoria Azarenka and Jamie Murray in straight sets. "I can’t really describe what it is like to be a Wimbledon champion. I have been dreaming about winning Wimbledon since a I was a kid – it’s incredible,” said Melichar.



Ladies’ Wheelchair Singles and Doubles

Singles: Diede De Groot (NED) def. Aniek van Koot (NED), 6-3, 6-2

Doubles: Diede De Groot (NED) / Yui Kamiji (JPN) def. Sabine Ellerbrock (GER) / Lucy Shuker (GBR), 6-1, 6-1

EZONE 100


After winning the singles title at Wimbledon, De Groot was looking to do something that no other player had done before: lift both the singles and doubles ladies’ wheelchair championship trophies at Wimbledon. On Sunday, De Groot wrote her name in the history books, as she and her partner rolled to a straight set victory.




Juniors

Boys’ Doubles: Yanki Erel (TUR) / Otto Virtanen (FIN) def. Nicolas Meijia (COL) / Ondrej Styler (CZE), 7-6, 6-4

Girls’ Doubles: Xiyu Wang (CHN) / Xinyu Wang (CHN) def. Caty McNally / Whitney Osuigwe (USA), 6-2, 6-1




Overall, Yonex was the number one brand on the girls’ side and number three brand on the boys’ side. For the first time in a Grand Slam Round of 16, Yonex was the most represented brand on both the boys' and the girls’ sides, with six boys and five girls (tying with Wilson).

Entering the juniors doubles finals, #TeamYonex was guaranteed two championship trophies, as someone on each doubles team was playing with Yonex. In the end, Yanki Erel (VCORE PRO 97 / POLYTOUR FIRE) and Xiyu Wang (EZONE 98 / POLYTOUR SPIN) were able to capture the boys and girls titles, respectively.



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