July 2016: Wimbledon Winners: Murray and Williams
Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of July 2016.
1. ISIS-Inspired Attacks Increasing 2. Death of Holocaust Survivor Elie Weisel 3. Oscar Pistorius Sentenced in Murder Case 4. Pokemon Go Launches 5. Violence in South Sudan 6. Portugal Tops France in Euro 2016 7. Wimbledon Winners 8. Australia's Turnbull Claims Victory 9. Theresa May: Britain's Next PM 10. North Korea Cuts U.S. Ties 11. International Court Rebukes China 12. Deadly Truck Attack in Nice, France 13. Attempted Coup in Turkey Fails 14. Henrik Stenson Wins British Open 15. Germany Gets Violent 16. Chris Froome Wins Tour de France 17. Japan Suffers Mass Stabbing 18. ISIS Kills Priest in France
- Wimbledon Winners: Murray and Williams
- The Wimbledon Finals take place on July 10, 2016 at the All England Club with Serena Williams and Andy Murray taking home the trophies. Serena Williams defeats Angelique Kerber in a 7–5 and 6–3 final; this is her 22nd grand slam title. Kerber had previously defeated Williams at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Andy Murray win the men's finals against Milos Raonic in a 6–4, 7–6, 7–6 match. Murray is the second player from England to win Wimbledon twice since Fred Perry in 1936.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Ben Curtis