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History of Wimbledon


The Championships, generally known as Wimbledon is one of four grand slam tennis tournament in the world, Various tournament played a cross the globe, like French Open, Australian Open, US Open, ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals), Davis Cup but Wimbledon is famous among them, because of its fans following around the world. Almost 25 million viewers all over the world. Founded in 1877 in London, United Kingdom, 141 years ago, before that All England lawns Tennis and croquet club is a Private Club. Venue of this tournament All England lawns Tennis and croquet club. Grass outdoor played tournament.

Wimbledon Singles Cup

Wimbledon is played by men, men’s double, women, women’s double and mixed Double. The current champion of men’s is Novak Djokovic (single) in women’s champion Angelique Keber (single) and mixed double are Nicole Melichar and Alexander Peya .The tournament is start on last of June and starts of July, played on last Monday of June. Spencer Gore is the first person who won the first Wimbledon title in 1877, traditions include a strict dress code for competitors, Royal patronage and Strawberries and cream. In 2017, fans consumed 35,000 kg of English strawberries and 10,000 liters of cream.

Spencer Gore



Spencer Gore, The first person who won Wimbledon Title in 1877, Gore is first- class cricket player played cricket for surrey country cricket club.

Tennis Viewership a cross Globe

Tennis is played allover the world and its worlds forth most played sport almost 1 billion fan following. lots of tennis tournaments around the globe. Many countries playing tennis for decades but its most popular in Australia with popularity (100) famous Grand slam Tennis (Australian Open) , Second France Famous Grand slam Tennis French Open (71), Third is New Zealand  (70).


All England lawn Tennis and croquet.

2017 / 2018 Gentlemen’s & Ladies’  Prize Money


2017 Gentlemen’s & Ladies’ Singles Prize Money
Category Amount each Increase from 2016 onward
Winners £2,200,000 10.0%
Runners-up £1,100,000 10.0%
Losing semifinalists £550,000 10.0%
Losing quarter finalists £275,000 10.0%
Fourth round losers £147,000 11.4%
Third round losers £90,000 12.5%
Second round losers £57,000 14.0%
First round losers £35,000 16.7%


STAGES  Mens Singles Women Singls  Mens Doubles Women Doubles Mixed Doubles  Legends Events Wheelchair 
Winners £2.25m £2.25m £450,000 £450,000 £110,000 £26,000 £40,000
Runnersup  £1.125m £1.125m £225,000 £225,000 £55,000 £22,000 £20,000
Semi-Finalists  £562,000 £562,000 £112,000 £112,000 £27,500 £19,000 £13,000
Quarter-Finalists  £281,000 £281,000 £56,000 £56,000 £13,500 £19,000 £8,500
4th Round £163,000 £163,000 £29,000 £29,000 £6,500 £19,000
3rd Round  £100,000 £100,000 £17,500 £17,500 £3,250
2nd Round  £63,000 £63,000 £11,500 £11,500 £1,625
1st Round  £39,000 £39,000


Players that played Finals in Wimbledon

          Players                                                            Country

  • Roger Federer                                            Switzerland
  • Pete Sampras                                             United States
  • Boris Becker                                               Germany
  • jörn Borg                                                      Sweden
  • Jimmy Connors                                         United States
  • Novak Djokovic                                          Serbia
  • John McEnroe                                           United States
  • Rafael Nadal                                               Spain
  • Goran Ivanišević                                       Croatia
  • John Newcombe                                        Australia
  • Stefan Edberg                                             Sweden
  • Andy Murray                                              United Kingdom
  • Andy Roddick                                             United States
  • Rod Laver                                                    Australia
  • Stan Smith                                                  United States
  • Andre Agassi                                              United States
  • Ken Rosewall                                              Australia
  • Ilie Năstase                                                  Romania
  • Ivan Lendl                                                   Czechoslovakia
  • Patrick Rafter                                             Australia
  • Jan Kodeš                                                   Czechoslovakia
  • Arthur Ashe                                               United States
  • Pat Cash                                                       Australia
  • Michael Stich                                             Germany
  • Richard Krajicek                                      Netherlands
  • Lleyton Hewitt                                          Australia
  • Tony Roche                                                Australia
  • Alex Metreveli                                          Soviet Union
  • Roscoe Tanner                                         United States
  • Chris Lewis                                                New Zealand
  • Kevin Curren                                            United States
  • Jim Courier                                               United States
  • MaliVai Washington                              United States
  • Cédric Pioline                                           France
  • David Nalbandian                                   Argentina
  • Mark Philippoussis                                Australia
  • Tomáš Berdych                                        Czech Republic
  • Milos Raonic                                             Canada
  • Marin Čilić                                                 Croatia
  • Kevin Anderson                                       South Africa


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