This Championship played on Grass Courts is one the oldest tennis tournament of the whole world. The Wimbledon Tennis Championship had started in 1877, and has been held in the All England Club situated in Wimbledon, London, ever since. This championship is the third tennis tournament in the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments of the world. The other three being Australian Open, French Open and US Open. This remains to be the only Grand Slam played in grass courts. This championship follows the old school British tennis rules and is famed as the London’s biggest, best and most exciting annual sports event. On top of the rules this tennis tournament also has a very strict dress courts for the player (nothing but all white on the court) but it still remains the number one Grand Slam in the history of attracting the best and renowned tennis players and creating a spectacle of the best matches in the history of tennis. The Wimbledon originally started with only competitions of Men’s singles but it continued prospering and added up more main events to the championship including the Men’s Doubles, Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Aside from all the rules and the excitement of the game, this Grand Slam is also known for its best treats for the spectators because who would say no to strawberries and cream. There is no sponsor advertising for the Wimbledon Championship around the courts and also the timeless Royal Patronage is something that cannot be forgotten.
What’s new in this season on the Lawn Tennis Championship?
The Wimbledon Tennis Championship 2019 will be held at the home base of the tournament, All England Lawn Tennis Club. The Lawn Tennis will be starting from Monday July 1 and will continue till Sunday July 14, 2019. This championship attracts more than 500,000 spectators every year and most of the hotels get booked before the start of the actual event. So if you do not want to miss out on this Biggest Grand Slam of 2019 than you better start online booking hotel comparisons and get your hotel booked fast.
While deciding to join the biggest sporting event of the year, you might also get the chance of meeting the 2018 Wimbledon Championship winners, Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza. They will be participating again in the 2019 Lawn Tennis Championship, according to some inside news. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic Marin Cilic and Alexander Zverev will also be joining the 2018 champions on the grass courts.
According to the AELTC (All England Lawn Tennis Club) organizers, this year a final set tiebreak will be introduced in the final set of all the single and double matches if the score reaches 12 – 12. The AELTC said and I quote:
“The match winner(s) will be the first player(s) to win seven points with an advantage of two or more points. There will be no change to the current format of the Wheelchair and Quad Wheelchair events, which are the best of three tiebreak sets,”
Tickets for the Game
Due to the championship many hotels and travel agencies offer premium packages and deals for the tour and travel. Now is the time to make online hotel booking comparisons and book your place because it gets extremely hard to get ant bookings or tournament tickets as the Grand Slam approaches.
Most often than not the tickets for the Wimbledon Tennis Championship are purely depended upon chance. But if you are serious in getting to the games than you can try your luck using any or all of these four methods:
- Join the Wimbledon Ballot
- Queue to Buy Tickets on the Day of the Matches
- Avail some Hospitality Packages
- Try Your Luck at the Daily Ticket Resales
Try to enjoy the Grand excitement of the Grand Slam this year and cut it off your bucket list!
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