Buy Wimbledon Tickets
Almost every sport boasts a world event that features the pinnacle of athleticism for the ultimate glory. For tennis, Wimbledon is that event. Wimbledon, the Championships, Wimbledon, is the oldest and the most prestigious tennis tourney in the world being staged at the All England Club in Wimbledon since 1877. It is the only tournament played on the game’s original surface, natural grass. In terms of standing, it is only paralleled by the other three Grand Slam tennis tournaments – US Open, the Australian Open and French Open.
Wimbledon Tickets Information
Wimbledon has been a brainchild of The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club which staged the first ever championship in 1877. The Gentlemen's Doubles event and Ladies' Singles were added to tournament format in 1884 while Ladies' and Mixed Doubles were incorporated later in 1913. For a long time, the format of the tournament featured reigning champion only in the finals competing against the challenger who had won through rest of the tournament. The tournament featured top notch amateurs only until 1968. The first ever telecast of Wimbledon took place in 1937. Starting in 1877, Wimbledon is the oldest running tennis tourney and is credited with making tennis a mainstream sport.
Wimbledon usually spans over two weeks (13 days) starting in late June and ending with the final of Ladies' and Gentlemen's Singles event in early July. Five major events, four youth events and four invitation events are staged every year. First and second week features the five main events, while second week includes the youth and invitation events. 128 participants play Gentlemen’s Singles and Ladies’ Singles main event, 64 pairs contest Gentlemen’s Doubles and Ladies’ Doubles. Mixed Doubles event features 48 pairs.
Contests in the Gentlemen's Singles and Doubles events are decided on the basis of best-of-five sets while all other matches feature best-of-three sets. If the score levels at 6-6 in any set except the fifth or third set, a tiebreak set is played to decide the outcome of the game. All the Wimbledon events are single-elimination events sparing the Senior Gentlemen's, the Gentlemen's, and the Ladies' Invitation Doubles which feature round-robin format.
Wimbledon is one tournament that features various strictly adhered traditions and which only add to the excitement of the tourney. One of the features of the tournament is BBGs, ball boys and girls, who play an important role in the smooth running of games. BBGs blend perfectly into the background and carry out their work quietly. To become a BBG requires candidates to pass through a highly competitive procedure and an extensive training commences after selection. Another shining tradition of Wimbledon is the tourney’s uniform.
Although dark green and mauve are Wimbledon colors, all participants are expected to wear a white outfit. As a part of Wimbledon tradition, the title "Ms." or "Mrs." is used to refer female players and husband’s names are used to refer to married female players. Previously, all the players bowed or curtseyed to Royal Family members sitting in the Royal Box as a gesture of respect. These and other long living traditions of Wimbledon are the hallmarks of this prestigious tournament.
The venue for Wimbledon has been All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club since 1877. Located in Aorangi Park, Wimbledon, London; the Club features 19 tennis courts – all composed of natural grass. Main show courts are the No. 1 Court and the famous Centre Court. Centre Court has a capacity of 15,000 and boasts a retractable roof which was installed in 2009. No. 1 Court was built in 1997 and has a seating capacity of over 11,000. A new court name No. 2 Court was built in 2009 as a part of capacity augmentation and features a seating capacity of 4,000.
Wimbledon boasts huge prize money with total for 2010 Championships exceeding 13.7 million pounds - the singles champions receiving 1 million pounds each. This amount is likely to increase for 2011 tournament. Apart from prize money, the hallmark of Wimbledon is a silver gilt cup that is given to The Gentlemen's Singles champion – the Ladies' Singles champion get Venus Rosewater Dish, which is a sterling silver salver decorated with mythical figures.
Over the years, Wimbledon has featured some of the top athletes in the world including Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Roger Federer among others. Although the event is widely televised and garners enormous viewership, the joy of watching tennis right from the Wimbledon courts is once-in-a-lifetime experience. No wonder, Wimbledon tickets have always been in great demand. The tournament gathers tennis enthusiasts from around the world and sets off a fever that reverberates globally.
Q:I am looking for cheap wimbledon tickets. At what price are you offering them?
A:We are offering Wimbledon Tickets on reasonable rates. Check the details online and order today!
Q:Can i get the cost breakup for wimbledon tickeyts?
A:Sure! You can get the detailed cost breakup of Wimbledon Tickets online. Check it out and place your order.
Q:Through what service do you deliver wimbledon tickets to the customers?
A:Wimbledon Tickets are delivered to the customers mostly through FedEx which is the most reliable courier service in the world.
Q:Till when can i get discount wimbledon tickets online?
A:Wimbledon Tickets are available on discounted rates before the date of the event. Get them as soon as you can.
Q:Are there delivery charges for wimbledon 2013 tickets?
A:Delivery charges for Wimbledon Tickets are included in their price published online.
Q:Can i get details of wimbledon ticket prices for single event?
A:The price details of Wimbledon Tickets is placed on our page. Check out on the instructions and place the order right away.