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Wimbledon 2011 Qualification underway in Roehampton
June 13, 2011 – 8:09 am | No Comment
Wimbledon 2011 Qualification underway in Roehampton

The Championships, 2011, are imminent – starting off with the qualifying event in Roehampton (London) at the Bank of England Sports Grounds. Play began at 11am this morning with a number of UK …

Streakers, Strawberries and Pimm’s? You can not be serious! Top 10 Wimbledon Moments
June 9, 2011 – 4:05 pm | No Comment
Streakers, Strawberries and Pimm’s? You can not be serious! Top 10 Wimbledon Moments

The annual ATP Wimbledon Tennis Championship has been running since 1877 – and it’s an event steeped in pomp and tradition (e.g. the white “uniform” tennis players must wear). The championships have also evolved into …

Wimbledon 2010 Facts
July 12, 2010 – 6:03 pm | No Comment

June 2010 was a great month for Tennis, courtesy of Wimbeldon. We look at some little known facts about the 13 days of tennis, sunshine and strawberries and cream.

“New Balls please!” – the players served …

Get Wimbledon tickets
June 2, 2010 – 10:18 pm | No Comment

Tickets for Wimbledon are a hot item when the summer rolls around again and the tennis action gets underway in June of each year. But if you want to get in to see all …

Wimbledon Weather
June 2, 2010 – 10:18 pm | No Comment

Rain is something that tennis fans are used to at the Wimbledon tennis tournament. While some years have been mercifully rain free, others have seen varying amounts of rain that can easily mean play …

Wimbledon Order of Play
June 2, 2010 – 10:18 pm | No Comment

The order of play at Wimbledon for the following day is announced at the end of each day’s play. Once all the matches have been decided for that day, the referee decides which players will …

Wimbledon Schedule 2010
June 2, 2010 – 10:18 pm | No Comment

As the date for the Wimbledon tennis championships draws closer, we will get a better idea of what matches we will have to look forward to. The schedule of Wimbledon 2010 matches is organised …

Wimbledon Ladies Legends
June 2, 2010 – 9:12 pm | No Comment

Since the advent of the ‘open’ era of tennis in 1968, the top female players in the world have used Wimbledon to show off their supreme skill. While looking at the women’s winners list, it …

Wimbledon Legends
June 2, 2010 – 9:11 pm | No Comment

It is often said of the world’s best tennis players that you cannot be considered great until you have won the Wimbledon Championship. Because of this, each era’s best players have given their all to …

Wimbledon Prizes & Trophies
June 2, 2010 – 9:10 pm | No Comment

Each year at Wimbledon prizes are handed out to the winners of the men’s singles and doubles, the women’s singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles tournaments. Although the winners of the doubles events only receive …

Wimbledon Traditions
June 2, 2010 – 9:08 pm | No Comment

As you would expect from any tournament that has been running for more than 130 years, Wimbledon has its fair share of traditions. Some of these, such as the all white outfits that players must …

2009 Wimbledon
June 2, 2010 – 9:07 pm | No Comment

The 2009 Wimbledon Championships once again saw the world’s elite tennis players descend on the famed postcode of SW19 in order to decide who would be crowned the best in the world on grass.
In the …

Wimbledon Umpires
June 2, 2010 – 9:06 pm | No Comment

With so much tennis going on during the Wimbledon Championships, one of the most difficult tasks is to make sure that each match has officiation of the highest standard. This thankless task falls to Wimbledon’s …

The Wimbledon Grounds
June 2, 2010 – 9:03 pm | No Comment

The grounds at Wimbledon are made up of 19 rye grass tennis courts. Seventeen of these courts are generally quite small, with only limited grandstand viewing and are principally used for low profile matches during …

Wimbledon Players & Seeding
June 2, 2010 – 9:01 pm | No Comment

For both the men and women’s singles events at Wimbledon there are 128 entrants: 64 pairs of players in each of the single sex doubles tournaments and 48 pairs in the mixed doubles. Of these …

Wimbledon Match Format
June 2, 2010 – 8:42 pm | No Comment

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship is a single elimination tournament, more commonly known as a ‘knockout’ tournament, where both seeded and unseeded players play each other for the right to progress to the next round …