On the 1st - 14th July, the most awaited tennis competition Wimbledon Championship 2019 is back! This is the 133rd tennis tournament that will be held in the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London. As for the qualification of participants, it started on the 25th June - 28th June. An event you should not miss!
History and traditions
The first Wimbledon Championships was held on 9th June 1877. The competition traditionally took place over two weeks in late June and early July and was presented as a 'lawn tennis meeting. It is the most famous and important outdoor tennis tournament. Being the oldest tennis tournament, the discipline and dress code are strict for all competitors.
Where will it be held?
Best known as Wimbledon, the grand club is inviting you to attend the tournament. All those who love tennis, all you need to do is take the route to All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, London. The club has 18 grass courts including 5 indoor courts. It can accommodate 450,000 people.
Participants and winners!
Wondering how the selection works? Well, it’s by a draw! For instance, the women’s and men’s singles contests take place over seven rounds from the first round till the last game. The previous winners include Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber. Who’s going to be this year’s big winners?
Well, there’s also all the big guns waiting to lift the title. Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are all going to be slugging it out! On the Ladies side, keep an eye for Petra Kvitova Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty!
The Prize is Big!
The winner of this mind- blowing competition will go home with £38 million! A tennis court can be bought with that money! Besides, the prize has risen by 11.76 percent. So, now is the time to get the strawberries and cream! Relax and enjoy the sunshine and top tennis!