Why Everyone Loves Wimbledon

The Championships, Wimbledon

The full name of these Tennis Games is The Championships, Wimbledon, though it is popularly known as Wimbledon only. One of the 4 Grand Slam tournaments, it is the oldest tennis competition in the world and considered by many to be the most prestigious. The Championship has been held at the All-England Club in the London suburb of its name since 1877, and is the only Grand Slam that is still played on grass. Steeped in tradition, the games take place over 2 weeks in late June and early July during the British summer, and are hugely popular.

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