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What's Wimbledon Worth?

What's Wimbledon Worth?



PRIZE MONEY



NUMBER OF PLAYERS



SINGLES INCREASE from 2012

Champion

�1,600,000 +39%



Runner Up

�800,000 +39%



Semi Finalist

�400,000 +39%



First Round Loser

�23,500 +62%



Total prize money awarded for men's and women's events

�17,176,000 from �11,540,000 in 2012



NUMBER OF PLAYERS



DOUBLES INCREASE from 2012

Champion (per pair)

�300,000 +15%



Runners Up

�150,000 +15%



Semi Finalists

�75,000 +15%



First Round Losers

�7,750 +42%



Total doubles prize money awarded for 2 events, men and women

�2,700,000 +42%



MIXED DOUBLES WHEELCHAIR DOUBLES

�92,000 winners �8,500

�46,000 Runners Up �5,000

�23,000 Semi Finals �3,250

�1,300 First Round -

�330,000 TOTAL �38,000



TOTAL PRIZE MONEY

�22,560,000

Across all events. 40% increase on 2012's �16,060,000



PRIZE MONEY HISTORY

Prize money for the first Wimbledon champion was just 12 Guineas back in 1877



Rod Laver

MEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION

�2,000

1968

�750

Billie Jean King

WOMEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION



Boris Becker

MEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION

�130,000

1985

�117,000

Martina Navratilova

WOMEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION



Equal Prize Money

�700,000

2007

�700,000

FOR MEN'S WOMEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION



Profits Made by the CHAMPIONSHIPS



Funds generated by The Championships are used by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)to develop tennis in Great Britain. The LTA receive 90% of all profits



1934

�24,413



1960

�51,926



1980

�420,810



1990

�9,202,486



2000

�31,136,610



2012

�37,753,390



PRICES FOR the SPECTATORS

Approx 112,000 punnets of strawberries will be eaten at Wimbledon during tennis



PRICE PER PUNNET

2000

� 1.80



2001

� 1.85



2002

� 1.95



2003

� 2.00



2008

� 2.25



2012

� 2.50



2013 TICKET PRICES



WIMBLEDON ON A BUDGET

Money saving tips for enjoying your day at Wimbledon



PICNIC

Each person is entitled to bring 1 picnic box as long as it's no bigger than 18ins by 12ins by 12ins



Tickets can be bought at a reduced price on the day-buy you may have to queue overmight to get one



Wimbledon is full of PR executives keen to give away company freebies

--keep an eye out--



Used balls can be bought as a souvenir for around �1 each



You could look to book accommodation near a train/tube station that goes directly to Wimbledon or Southfields station. Make sure you use the transport for London journey planner.



If you will be travelling a lot on the tube or buses consider buying as Oyster card. 11-15 years olds need an Oyster photocard to travel free on buses and trams



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