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Wimbledon 2014 Interesting Facts

Tell us who you'll be supporting at @UKinNewYork or fb.com/UKinNewYork British Consulate-General New York WIMBLEDON 23 JUNE - 6 JULY 2014 • LONDON, UK Wimbledon is the largest annual catering event for sports in Europe 486,898 300,000 cups of tea and coffee the number of the number of attendees at Championships since 1922 uninterrupted by rain the 2013 Championships 200,000 glasses of Pimm's Recent British successes at Wimbledon Andy Murray's victory last year marked his second Grand Slam title after 2013 28,000 kg of English strawberries winning the US Open in 2012. The last British woman Andy Murray wins the men's singles final, the first Brit to do so since Fred Perry in 1936. to win a singles title at Wimbledon was Virginia Wade, OBE, in 1977. 2012 25,000 bottles of champagne Jonathan Marray and his Danish partner Frederik Nielsen win the men's doubles. 9997?????????9???99999 2008 Laura Robson wins the 23,000 bananas girls' championship. Facts from www.wimbledon.com 22,000 slices of pizza 1877 1922 1980 2007 2009 Introduction of Hawk-Eye technology, which was First lawn tennis Andy Murray wins first match Moved to current Addition of four championship held at All site on Church more courts played entirely under new Centre Road means Centre England Club, Wimbledon Court is actually developed in the Court roof, against Stanislas Wawrinka an accurate description! UK Each symbol represents 1,000 Timeline

Wimbledon 2014 Interesting Facts

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Here is an update to our 2013 infographic with interesting facts on Wimbledon. Sport is GREAT Britain!

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