Guest FreeSpirit Posted June 8, 2014 Share Posted June 8, 2014 Preview: http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i102/salleynev1/thumb_zpsdc1af302.jpg The Wimbledon 2014 Official Website HERE Wimbledon 2014 Monday 23rd June to Sunday 6th July 2014 Live On The BBC (BBC1, BBC2, Online, Interactive, BBC Sport App, Radio 5 Live) The 128th anniversary of The Championships or simply Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is widely considered the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon since 1877. It is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, and the only one still played on grass courts. The tournament takes place over two weeks in late June and early July, culminating with the Mens Singles Final, scheduled for the second Sunday in July. Each year, five major events are contested, as well as four junior events and four invitational events. The hard court Australian Open and clay court French Open precede Wimbledon. The hard court U.S. Open follows. The grass court Queen's Club Championships also in London is a popular warm up tournament for Wimbledon. Wimbledon traditions include the eating of strawberries and cream, royal patronage, and a strict dress code for competitors. Play has often been interrupted by rain, though delays are now reduced with the fitting of a retractable roof to Centre Court. The grounds will open at 10.30am each day. On Courts 2–19 play is provisionally scheduled to start at Noon for at least the first eight days and then at 11am for the Junior matches on the middle Saturday and during the second week. On Centre and No.1 Courts play will start at 1pm, except on the final two days when play on these courts will start at 2pm. During the first week the early rounds of the Mens and Ladies Singles, Mens, Ladies and Mixed Doubles will be played on all courts, with top seeds matches played on the show courts. On the middle Saturday the Veterans and Juniors events commence and will be played on the outside courts as well as on some of the Show Courts. The Ladies Singles Final is scheduled for Saturday 5th July, while the Mens Singles Final is scheduled for Sunday 6th July, both on Centre Court! [video=youtube_share;BujD2Stj7yY]http://youtu.be/BujD2Stj7yY Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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