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  Wimbledon championships - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply "Wimbledon", is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis.
The nineteen courts used for Wimbledon are all composed purely of rye grass.
Due to possibility of rain during Wimbledon, a retractable roof is planned for the court; it is expected to be completed in 2009.
www.armchairgm.com /Wimbledon_Championships   (2122 words)

  
 Wimbledon Tennis Championships at Wimbledon - London Events - London Hotels near Wimbledon
Wimbledon is situated in South West London, close to Morden and Kingston.
Wimbledon is easily reached from the city centre by district line tube, which runs from Wimbledon to Earls Court, Kensington, Victoria, Paddington and Tower Hill.
Open all year round is the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum which is a fascinating tour of the history of tennis that was reopened after extensive refurbishments by the HRH Duke of Kent on 12th April 2006.
www.hotel-assist.com /london-events/wimbledon-tennis-championships-london.html   (532 words)

  
 FMC - The Championships, Wimbledon
FMC is proud to be the Official Caterer to The Championships, Wimbledon.
Wimbledon is the largest single annual sporting catering operation in Europe, and all the catering is undertaken by Facilities Management Catering Limited.
This section of our website contains information for all visitors to The Championships, Wimbledon, from corporate guests and the general public to the army of temporary staff who live and breathe Wimbledon for two weeks every year.
www.fmccatering.co.uk /championships.html   (98 words)

  
 The Championships - Wimbledon
That was until a certain big Croat Goran Ivanisevic came along, losing three Championship finals between 1992 and 1998, declaring after the last one that he felt like killing himself in front of millions of people.
Now Rafter was through to play in his second Wimbledon final, and after last year's loss to all-time great Pete Sampras, we were hoping this time he might be able to take the title.
The Tennis Championships in Wimbledon (South West London) are held each and every year and run for two weeks beginning in mid to late June with the finals (usually) held over the first weekend in July.
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 2008 Wimbledon Tennis Betting Guide | 2008 Wimbledon Odds | Wimbledon Open Tennis
Steeped in tradition, the Wimbledon Championships has showcased the biggest names in tennis over the 130 years of its existence.
He chose to stay away from the Wimbledon tennis championships in 1990 refusing to adhere to the strict “all white” dress code of the tournament, only to acquiesce a year later and eventually go on to win the event.
Then there is the runner-up to the 2007 championships, Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli and her compatriot, Amelie Mauresmo who claimed the title in 2006.
wimbledon.open-tennis.com   (699 words)

  
 Wimbledon Summary and Analysis Summary
Wimbledon may refer to: The Championships, Wimbledon, a grass court tennis tournament, one of the four Grand Slam championships.
Wimbledon coincides with a sudden upswing in the sport's popularity, the result of two dramatic, emotional finals at the French Open earlier this month.
Wimbledon will give players three chances per set to challenge line calls using video technology at this year's tournament _ one more than the U.S. and Australian Opens.Wimbledon is introducing the Hawk-Eye system on Centre Court and Court No. 1 at the June 25-July 8...
www.bookrags.com /Wimbledon   (264 words)

  
 The Championships, Wimbledon | 23rd June to 6th July 2008
Officially appointed as Wimbledon hospitality agent since 1992, Sportsworld has a proven record of delivering memorable client experiences, second to none.
Each summer, as the world is gripped by the 'magic' of Wimbledon, our luxury facility, Fairway Village, plays host to discerning guests who enjoy champagne and fine dining along with the best seats in the house.
Sportsworld's official status means that our Wimbledon tickets have excellent views of the action on Centre and No. 1 Courts, and are 100% guaranteed - unlike others in the marketplace.
www.sportsworld.co.uk /wimbledon   (117 words)

  
 WIMBLEDON
Wimbledon usually lasts for two weeks; the main events span both weeks, but the junior and invitational events are for the most part held during the second week.
In 1877, the All England Club held the first Wimbledon tournament, and its tournament committee came up with a rectangular court and a set of rules that are essentially the game we know today.
The net was still five feet high at the sides, a carryover from the game's indoor ancestor, and the service boxes were 26 feet deep, but by 1882, the specifications had evolved to their current form.
www.solarnavigator.net /sport/wimbledon.htm   (2084 words)

  
 Helping Wimbledon Run Smoothly - Merton Council
During Wimbledon fortnight an average of five tonnes of rubbish is collected each day from the waiting public outside the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC): about 10 tonnes a day in the first week, decreasing in the second.
The ground and the stands are subject to detailed inspections prior and during the championships to ensure that safety levels are maintained to a high standard.
Wimbledon is the largest single outdoor catering operation in the UK.
www.merton.gov.uk /visiting/attractions/wimtennis/helpingwimbledon.htm   (979 words)

  
 Wimbledon Tennis 2008
Wimbledon is home to the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club who organise the world famous Wimbledon tennis tournament held in the last week of June and first week of July.
A nice thing about the championship tournament at Wimbledon is that it's one of the few major sporting events for which the average fan (neither rich nor well-connected) stands a decent chance of gaining entry.
The Wimbledon championship tournament is staged annually by The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
www.wimbledonvisitor.com /tennis.html   (1446 words)

  
 Metro.co.uk | Wimbledon
Andy Murray insists he is ready to launch a genuine assault on the Wimbledon title and take on the world's top three ­of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and ­Novak Djokovic.
For the first time in 13 years, Wimbledon, which starts on Monday, won’t see a nation pin their hopes on Tim Henman after his retirement.
Wimbledon legend Bjorn Borg is tipping Rafael Nadal to upset the odds this year and dethrone Roger Federer as champion.
www.metro.co.uk /wimbledon   (388 words)

  
 Wimbledon Tennis Championships | London Travel Guide
Wimbledon is probably the highlight of the summer sporting calendar in London, there’s wall to wall coverage, all the world’s best players are present and going to the Championships especially in the first week when better players are on the outside courts is a great day out.
There are 19 courts used for the Wimbledon Championships with the two main stadium style courts being Centre and No.1 courts.
Wimbledon features Men’s, Ladies’, Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Junior Championships, the first day’s play is restricted to the Men’s and Ladies’ singles.
www.londonlogue.com /sports/wimbledon-2007.html   (517 words)

  
 The Championships, Wimbledon 2008 — Bjorn Borg
After annexing 11 Grand Slam singles (six French, five Wimbledon) in the space of eight years, the enigmatic Swede quit the sport at 26, mentally drained and physically exhausted by those extraordinary demands.
What is less well known about Borg’s grass court prowess is that he also won Junior Wimbledon in 1972 at the age of 16, recovering from a 5-2 deficit in the final set to overcome Britain’s Buster Mottram.
In 1977 he trailed Mark Edmondson by two sets in the second round before sweeping the next three, and in the semi-final his close friend Vitas Gerulaitis was a break up in the fifth set before succumbing to lack of belief, since he had never beaten Borg.
aeltc.wimbledon.org /en_GB/about/history/bjorn_borg.html   (665 words)

  
 The Championships, Wimbledon 2008 — The All England Lawn Tennis Club
The funds generated by The Championships, less tax, are used by the LTA to develop tennis in Great Britain.
The Championships are run by a Committee of Management consisting of 12 AELTC members and seven nominees from the LTA.
One reason for the restriction in numbers is that membership carries with it the right to purchase two tickets for each day of The Championships, and if the membership were increased it would cut down the allocation of Championships tickets available to the public.
aeltc.wimbledon.org /en_GB/about/guide/club.html   (960 words)

  
  Wimbledon - The Official Website of The All England Lawn Tennis Club and The Championships, Wimbledon
The All England Lawn Tennis Club is the organisation responsible for planning and staging the Wimbledon Championships.
If you are a subscriber to Wimbledon LIVE you will be asked at the point of registration to provide personal information to both the AELTC and Mediazone.
It is only used by Wimbledon and its merchandise fulfilment and technology partners to complete your online purchase although your email address may be stored in order to advise you of new information concerning this Web site and The Championships.
www.wimbledon.org /en_GB/info/privacy   (912 words)

  
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Information and wimbledon tickets wimbledon tennis 2007 tickets and more.
Features a history of Wimbledon, including roll of honor, classic matches, and Wimbledon legends.
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  BBC SPORT | Tennis | Wimbledon defiant over equal pay
Wimbledon has chosen to remain the only Grand Slam not to offer its men's and women's champions equal prize money.
The BBC, who announced recently that major matches at Wimbledon will be shown in high definition as part of its pioneering trial, has also said that the nightly highlights programme on BBC2 will have a new time.
A new fixed roof will be in place for the 2008 Championships with the retractable roof to be completed the following year.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/tennis/4942608.stm   (615 words)

  
  Wimbledon Tennis Championships, 1977: The Times Report - Sidebar - MSN Encarta
Wimbledon Tennis Championships, 1977: The Times Report - Sidebar - MSN Encarta
Virginia Wade had dominated British tennis in the late 1960s and 1970s, winning the first United States championship of the “Open” era in 1968.
However, at Wimbledon, in 15 attempts, she had got no further than the semi-finals, losing to Evonne Goolagong at that stage in 1976.
uk.encarta.msn.com /sidebar_121503650/Wimbledon_Tennis_Championships_1977_The_Times_Report.html   (116 words)

  
  The Championships, Wimbledon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply "Wimbledon", is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis.
Wimbledon usually lasts for two weeks; the main events span both weeks, but the junior and invitational events are for the most part held during the second week.
The nineteen courts used for Wimbledon are all composed purely of rye grass.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wimbledon_Championships   (2237 words)

  
 Wimbledon (tennis) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wimbledon (tennis), the most famous of all lawn tennis centres and home of the “Lawn Tennis Championships on Grass”, the oldest and most prestigious...
The 1961 Wimbledon Championships were the last time in which there was an all-British final, when Christine Truman played Angela Mortimer for the...
Björn Borg of Sweden was a clay court specialist who had made his name by winning the French Open at the age of 19.
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 Wimbledon Championships   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis.
Wimbledon, held in June/July, is the third Grand Slam tournament played each year, preceded by the Australian Open and French Open, and followed by the US Open.
The British are very proud of the Championships but it is a source of national anguish and humour - no British man has won the singles event at Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936, and no British woman since Virginia Wade in 1977.
www.info-pedia.net /about/wimbledon_championships   (611 words)

  
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Wimbledon AFC Wimbledon a old Wimbledon F The Championships Wimbledon.
England Lawn Tennis Championships on the grassy courts of Wimbledon...
The Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon have developed from the garden party atmosphere of the first meeting in 1877...
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 BBC - Weather Centre - Sports - Wimbledon 2005
The 1976 Wimbledon Championship was the hottest on record.
Whether you are visiting the Championships at Wimbledon, watching them on television or simply interested in how they have been affected by the weather in the past, BBC Weather has all the Wimbledon weather information you need.
Wimbledon officials were forced to bring forward the start time for Day 4 and Day 5.
www.bbc.co.uk /weather/sports/wimbledon_2005.shtml   (701 words)

  
 Wimbledon Tennis Championships
The championship caters for just under half a million visitors each year and is held over 20 courts.
Championships at the All England Club is presented by IBM.
Wimbledon are held at The All England Lawn
www.cordah.co.uk /wimbledon_tennis_championships.html   (240 words)

  
 Wimbledon Tennis Championships   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With the Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2006 starting soon, speculation is rife about who are the main contenders for the Men's and Women's titles.
Whether you manage to get a ticket to the tennis championships or not, you can still visit Wimbledon's famous All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and, on the club's guided tours, even see areas that are usually out of bounds to all members of the public.
In 1877, when the first ever Wimbledon Tennis Championships were held, it was a very low key event.
www.allinfoaboutlondon.com /wimbledon_tennis_championships.html   (378 words)

  
 Wimbledon Tennis Bed and Breakfast
Wimbledon Tennis Play will again be scheduled to start on Centre and No.1 Courts at 1.00 pm for the first eleven days.
As long ago as 1924 the Wimbledon Tennis Club introduced a public ballot whereby a large number of Centre and No.1 Court tickets are sold in advance.
Each year there is increasing pressure on The Championships of Wimbledon Tennis to move tickets out of the public allocation but our policy has always been to refuse to do so.
www.georgianhousehotel.co.uk /wimbledon_tennis.htm   (499 words)

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