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How Many Balls Are Used at Wimbledon?


November 1, 2018

How Many Balls? Few tennis events attract as much attention as Wimbledon. From hosting some of the world’s best players to drawing in attention from global spectators and Royal tennis fans alike, The Championships are a uniquely exciting event. They’re also, surprisingly, a hotspot for souvenir collectors. In 2012, fans left the tournament with more […]

The Wimbledon Draw: How it Works


Have you ever wondered how the Wimbledon draw is managed? More than 700 players took part in Wimbledon last year, making the task of working out where each player belongs within the draw a serious challenge for organisers. The Wimbledon draw is equal parts organisation and randomness, combining a huge number of players drawn “out […]

Wimbledon and the Armed Forces: A History


As one of the UK’s most iconic sporting events and one of the four prestigious Grand Slam tennis tournaments, Wimbledon has been an important part of British culture since it first took place at the All England Club in 1877. Wimbledon is known for its famous all-white dress code, its close association with the Royal […]

How Many Players Compete at Wimbledon?


Wimbledon is widely regarded as the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament, and for good reason. With royal attendance and many of the world’s top players on the roster, few tennis tournaments can match The Championships. One question that tennis fans often have about Wimbledon regards the number of players involved. From men’s singles to mixed […]

Wimbledon and the Queen: A Royal Tennis History


There are lots of things that make Wimbledon special, from its iconic strawberries and cream and Pimm’s to the famous Wimbledon Queue, Wimbledon’s unique and charming characteristics set it apart from the world’s other major tennis events. If there’s one thing that truly sets Wimbledon apart from the crowd, however, it’s the tournament’s extensive history […]

Novak Djokovic Returns To Number One And Breaks New Record

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October 31, 2018

So the journey is complete. Djokovic will return to world number one on Monday. For a man who has done so much so quickly, it is ironic that he is back on top partly due to what someone else hasn’t done. It was Rafael Nadal’s inability to compete in Paris on Wednesday due to an […]

Federer, Svitolina, Anderson Victorious On Action-Packed Weekend

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October 29, 2018

Roger Federer created most of the headlines with his 99th ATP tour title. It was his ninth in Basle, his beloved backyard. On this occasion, the running total was more remarkable than the performance. He defeated world number 93 Marius Copil 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 to send 12,000 home fans into raptures. Implosion In truth, however, […]

Ecstatic Edmund Downs Monfils To Win Maiden Title

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October 21, 2018

Kyle Edmund sank to his knees and let tears of joy stream down his cheeks. What a year. First the Australian Open semi-final. Now, this. His first ATP title. It was captured in dramatic style against one of the game’s great entertainers, Gael Monfils. Flirted The crowd in Antwerp could never confidently have believed they […]

Will Andy Murray Coach Nick Kyrgios?

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October 19, 2018

By Mark Ryan Andy Murray and Nick Kyrgios always have fun together. There was that hilarious video footage. The pair of them screaming and laughing on a roller-coaster in Cincinnati a few weeks back. Then there was the recent Murray post on Instagram. Amusingly he asked Kyrgios when he was going to announce umpire Mohamed […]

Comeback 3: King Novak Heading For Top Of World

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October 17, 2018

Novak Djokovic has climbed back up to world number two. Top spot is almost within his grasp once more. After victory in Shanghai, the comeback is pretty much complete. And why should we be surprised at these heroics from the “New Novak”, as the player has described himself? Crazy It is just the latest in […]

Serena To Face Federer At Hopman Cup

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October 3, 2018

Serena Williams and Roger Federer will be on opposing sides of the net at the Hopman Cup in Australia. The prospect of the modern game’s two most successful players in the same match is enticing. It makes for a mouthwatering start to the 2019 season. The clash of the titans comes about because the USA […]

Lucy Shuker: Final Two Weeks – Two Finals


Lucy Shuker writes: Hi all, A final update from the American Tour! As my American string of tournaments come to a close; I would like to say a massive thank you to Somerset LTA for their support over the past few weeks, funding Zoe Leach to come out to both my final two competitions in […]

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