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Is it called Wimbledon or Wimbledon Championships?

Though properly called The Championships, Wimbledon, depending on sources the event is also known as The All England Lawn Tennis Championships, The Wimbledon Championships or simply Wimbledon. From 1912 to 1924, the tournament was recognized by the International Lawn Tennis Federation as the World Grass Court Championships.

What is the history of Wimbledon?

Since the first Championships in 1877, Wimbledon has grown from its roots as a garden-party tournament to a Grand Slam tournament with a following of millions around the world.

What is Wimbledon on YouTube?

Welcome to Wimbledon on YouTube, your destination for everything that happens at The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships). We will be bringing you interviews with your favourite players such as Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray.

Why is Wimbledon a Grand Slam tournament?

Since the first Championships in 1877, Wimbledon has grown from its roots as a garden-party tournament to a Grand Slam tournament with a following of millions around the world. The only Slam contested on grass continues to honour many long-standing traditions, including a strict dress code for competitors, the eating of strawberries and cream,...

What is the difference between Wimbledon and Wimbledon Championships?

Wimbledon usually refers to: Wimbledon, London, a district of southwest London The Championships, Wimbledon, a lawn tennis tournament, one of the four Grand Slam championships

What does Wimbledon mean?

Wimbledon, London, a district of southwest London. The Championships, Wimbledon, a lawn tennis tournament, one of the four Grand Slam championships.

How old is the Wimbledon Championships 2019?

The Wimbledon Championships tournament is regarded as one of the oldest tennis tournaments in the world. Officially speaking, the tournament is called the Championships, Wimbledon and has been running since 1887, nearly 142 years ago. For the Wimbledon Championships 2019, the tournament will be heading into its 143rd year.

What tournament comes after Wimbledon?

The only grass-court tournament scheduled after the Championships is the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships at Newport, Rhode Island, USA, which takes place the week after Wimbledon. Wimbledon is scheduled for 14 days, beginning on a Monday and ending on a Sunday.

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