Wimbledon, formally known as The Championships, Wimbledon, is the oldest and most prestigious tennis championship event. This highly respected event has attracted world renowned tennis players throughout the years producing some of the most Notable Wimbledon Matches to date. Wimbledon is permanently played at the All England Tennis Club in London where it seats 3,000 spectators. All England Tennis Club has hosted the Wimbledon tournament since 1877 when it was known as the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Wimbledon has unique traditions and History of its own. Strawberries and cream are served as a traditional snack for audiences. Also, Wimbledon enforces a strict dress code, where all players are required to where almost all white. No other Grand Slam Tournament enforces such a strict dress code for its players.
The Wimbledon originally held events for Men's Singles only, but it later added four more main events to its matches - Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles. The Wimbledon starts with a total of 128 players all aiming to win the event each year for the highly coveted Wimbledon trophy, title and monetary prizes, and recognition as Wimbledon Champions. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Wimbledon tennis tickets.
2016 Wimbledon Preview
The 2015 Wimbledon Tennis tournament will feature one of the most exciting fields in the last 15 years. Stan Wawrinka enters Wimbledon coming off a thrilling run to the 2015 French Open crown, leading many to question if the Big 4’s dominance in Men’s Tennis is in jeopardy. Despite his finals defeat in Paris, defending Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic enters 2015 Wimbledon as the favorite, as the Serb is playing some of the best tennis of his career. Outside of Wawrinka, the biggest threats to Djokovic defending his championship will be Roger Federer and a revamped Andy Murray. On the women’s side of Wimbledon 2015 the story will be what it has been for over a decade, can anyone stop Serena? Serena Williams enters Wimbledon once again as the dominant force in women’s tennis and will look to bring her 6th Wimbledon title home in 2015.
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The Wimbledon at All England Tennis Club Address: Church Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AE, United Kingdom
Wimbledon is the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. It is played every summer in London, England, in the borough of Wimbledon. The venue is the All England Tennis Club. The club’s patron is Queen Elizabeth II, and it has only 375 full members. The club has 19 grass courts, which it famous for world-wide. Wimbledon is the only major tournament to be played on grass. The largest court is Centre Court, with the next two being Court No. 1 and Court No. 2.
- Monday, June 29 - Men's and Women's First Round
- Tuesday, June 30 - Men's and Women's First Round
- Wednesday, July 1 - Men's and Women's Second Round
- Thursday, July 2 - Men's and Women's Second Round
- Friday, July 3 - Men's and Women's Third Round
- Saturday, July 4 - Men's and Women's Third Round
- Sunday, July 5 - No Play
- Monday, July 6 - Men's and Women's Fourth Round
- Tuesday, July 7 - Women's Singles Quarterfinals
- Wednesday, July 8 - Men's Singles Quarterfinals
- Thursday, July 9 - Women's Singles Semifinals
- Friday, July 10 - Men's Singles Semifinals
- Saturday, July 11 - Women's Singles Finals, Men's and Women's Doubles Finals
- Sunday, July 12 - Men's Singles Finals, Mixed Doubles Finals
Wimbledon Event Guide
What can I bring into Wimbledon?
Any bag exceeding 16" x 12" x 12", large flags or banners, and hard-sided items are not allowed. You may bring in alcohol, but the amount is limited to the equivalent of one bottle of wine or two 500ml cans of beer per person. You may also take food into the grounds. Look for outdoor bar areas or seating areas to consume your beverages and food. Check out our Wimbledon Event Guide page for more information.
What are the best hotels to stay at for Wimbledon?
London is filled to the brim with wonderful hotels, and there are some nice choices near the venue. Check out 10 Aarden Hotel if you’re looking for a deal on a budget. The Cannizaro House is quite nice and only a mile away, while there is also the Holiday Inn Express-Wimbledon South.
Where can I find the 2016 Wimbledon schedule?
The 2016 Wimbledon schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the tournament. TicketCity has the complete schedule listed above for this year’s tournament, down to the times for both the day and night sessions. The times are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances with the weather in London. All times listed are local to London, and the gates will open at approximately one hour before the first match for each session.
What is the draw for the Wimbledon tennis tournament?
There are 64 entrants in both the men’s and women’s singles draws, while there are 32 doubles teams in each of the men’s and women’s draws.