🎾WIMBLED - ON!

Updated: Aug 23, 2021



With London's highly anticipated "London sporting event" of the year FIRMLY UNDERWAY, we wanted to remind you about why we all love The Championships so much and the fun facts that surround this spectacular event!


(dates - 28 JUNE TO 11 JULY 2021)


So! Did you know.....


🎾 OVER 500,000 people attended Wimbledon in 2019 across 13 days, that's the second-highest attendance rate in Wimbledon history.

 

🎾It would take 290 million tennis balls to fill the centre court with the roof closed.

 

🎾191,930 portions of grade 1 Kent strawberries are served each year (minimum of 10 strawberries per portion, meaning around 2 million strawberries)

 

🎾 276,291 glasses of Pimms are consumed each year

 

🎾Every year 54,250 Slazenger balls are prepared, all stored at 68 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

🎾Champions stringing team (yes its a thing), string over 2,000 rackets each year, comprising of 60% for men and 40% for women which is over 40 miles of string.

 

🎾There are around 250 ball boys and ball girls from over 1,000 entries that come from a rigorous training routine.

 

🎾The fastest serve all time for a gentleman was 148mph by Taylor Dent, USA in 2010 and the fastest serve for a lady was 129mph by Venus Williams, USA in 2008.

 

🎾 The longest match in history was 11 hours and 5 minutes played across 3 days by John Isner and Nicolas Mahut.

 

🎾The grounds are 42 acres in total.


 

SO there you have it some interesting facts about the worlds most prestigious Tennis Tournament.


Hospitality tickets are on sale, via the official hospitality provider Keith Prowse, and we eagerly await further information about how the rest of the general ticketing will be allocated this year. We must all remember to always be responsible with social distancing and mask-wearing so we can all safely make the most of live events once again.


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