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WIMBLEDON FORTNIGHT

WIMBLEDON FORTNIGHT
WIMBLEDON FORTNIGHT

This is the world's most famous, and oldest, grass tennis competition. It was first held in 1877 - women were invited to join in 1884. All of the world's top-seeded players compete and, for a fortnight at the end of June and beginning of July, many people are glued to their TVs following the action. The big problem with Wimbledon fortnight, unfortunately, is often the rain...

Tickets can be obtained by ballot long in advance, or by taking a risk and queuing on the day - or by an official supplier. Check the official website for details - do not buy tickets from unofficial sources.

If you're using sat nav, you are advised to use the following post codes for navigation - SW19 5AG and SW19 5AF.  However, the easiest way to travel to Wimbledon is by public transport.

 

Region:
Location/Address: The All England Lawn Tennis Club
Church Road
Wimbledon
County: London
Post Code: SW19 5AE
Main Historic Period: Modern
Useful Website Address: Official Wimbledon website
Tip/Nearby: Nearest tube station is Southfields.
Primary Management: Other
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