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Greatest Wimbledon Champions of All Time - Men's Doubles

Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is widely regarded as the most prestigious. Here's a list of its greatest men's doubles champions.
Published on July 12, 2023

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Wimbledon Champions are revered as Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is widely regarded as the most prestigious. Accordingly, we list its greatest men’s doubles champions.

Greatest Men’s Doubles Wimbledon Champions

  • Lawrence Doherty and Reginald Doherty (1897-1901, 1903-05)
    The greatest Wimbledon doubles team of all time, the Doherty brothers appeared in 10 consecutive Wimbledon doubles finals, winning eight.
  • Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde (1992-96, 2000)
    Despite having their greatest success on hard courts, the Australian “Woodies” are the second-most decorated men’s Wimbledon team. Their six titles include a record-tying five in a row in the mid-1990s.
  • Ernest Renshaw and William Renshaw (1884-86, 1888-89)
    The Renshaw brothers were the first Wimbledon doubles champions in 1884. Besides being the first champions, these identical twins dominated early Wimbledon doubles play. They won five out of the first six doubles tournaments. In fact, the increase in the popularity of tennis during the 1880s became known as the “Renshaw Rush”.
  • John Newcombe and Tony Roche (1965, 1968-70, 1974)
    Australia seems to be a breeding ground for great men’s doubles teams, as Aussies Newcombe and Roche snagged five titles. In fact, many fans still regard this team as the greatest of all time.

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  • Bob Hewitt and Frew McMillan (1967, 1972, 1978)
    The team of Hewitt and McMillan formed a formidable combination in the 1970s and can count three Wimbledon titles among their accomplishments. Additionally, they are the only South African-born players in the Tennis Hall of Fame.
  • John McEnroe and Peter Fleming (1979, 1981, 1983-84)
    As great as the team of McEnroe and Fleming was, people can only drool at how much more they could have accomplished had they played together a bit longer. Despite their on-again, off-again partnership, this American duo was a dominant team.
  • Herbert Baddeley and Wilfred Baddeley (1891, 1894-96)
    The British Baddeley brothers (say that quickly five times) were the dominant Wimbledon doubles team between the Renshaw and Dougherty eras.
  • Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan (2005, 2011, 2014)
    Despite being known as a hard surface team, the Bryan brothers left their stamp on the Wimbledon doubles scene with their three titles.
  • Jonas Bjorkman and Todd Woodbridge (2002-04)
    After the dissolution of “The Woodies,” Woodbridge teamed up with the Swedish Bjorkman, subsequently leading to an impressive three-year run as Wimbledon doubles champions.