5 weird and wonderful Wimbledon facts

Last updated: Jun 28, 2022

The world’s most famous tennis tournament is under way again at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon (well done to Britain’s Emma Raducanu and Andy Murray for winning their first matches on Centre court on day 1)!

The 2 week tournament attracts over 39,000 avid tennis fans to South West London, including celebrities and royalty (any excuse for strawberries and cream, right?). To celebrate the 135th return of the most quintessentially British sporting tournament of them all, let’s get to know Wimbledon with these fun facts: