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Wimbledon 2013

WIMBLEDON 24 JUN - 7 JULY 2013 • LONDON, UK Tell us who you'll be supporting at @UKinNewYork or Of the four Grand Slams (French, US, Australian, and British) Wimbledon is the only one played on grass. The courts are sown with 100% perennial ryegrass. The last British man to win a singles title at Wimbledon was Fred Perry in 1936; the last British woman was Virginia Wade in 1977. Recent British successes at Wimbledon 2012 Jonathan Marray and his Danish partner Frederik Nielsen win the men's doubles. 2012 Andy Murray reaches men's singles final. 2008 Laura Robson wins girls' championship. Timeline 1877 1922 1980 2007 2009 First lawn tennis Moved to current Addition of four Introduction of Andy Murray wins first match championship held at All site on Church Road Hawk- Eye technology, which was more courts played entirely under new Centre Court roof, against Stanislas Wawrinka means Centre Court is actually England Club, Wimbledon developed in the UK an accurate description! Wimbledon is the Europe's largest annual sporting catering operation 300,000 cups of tea and coffee 25,000 bottles of champagne 23,000 bananas 28,000 kg of English strawberries 22,000 slices of pizza AA A A A A A A A A A 32,000 portions of fish and chips 200,000 glasses of Pimm's Each symbol represents 1,000 British Consulate-General New York Facts from NNNN NDN NNNNN

Wimbledon 2013

shared by ukinusa on Aug 13
This infographic provides fun facts about the UK's participation in Wimbledon ahead of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships.


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