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An aerial view of the tennis courts overlooking Wimbledon on day one of The Championships 2015 at The All England Lawn Tennis Club with London's panorama in the background
An aerial view of the grounds overlooking Wimbledon on day one of The Championships 2015 at The All England Lawn Tennis Club. Image courtesy of: AELTC/Bob Martin
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Soak up the buzzing atmosphere in Wimbledon at this major sporting event, one of four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments held around the world.


Experience two weeks of first-class tennis, served with strawberries and cream, at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships.

The world of tennis descends on Wimbledon in south-west London every summer for the longest-running tennis tournament in the world, and one of four annual Grand Slam tennis events held around the globe.

Games are still played on the original playing surface, grass, and there's a strict white-only dress code for players.

The tournament attracts around 500,000 spectators including the royal family and millions of TV viewers worldwide.

2022 is a historical year for Wimbledon. Not only does it mark 100 years of Centre Court, but also the permanent introduction of play on the Middle Sunday for the first time. 2022 also welcomes the first year of the 14&U Junior Championships.

Wimbledon tickets: in advance

There was no public ballot for tickets in 2022. Guests who were successful in the 2020 public ballot have been offered the same day and court for 2022.

Fans can register for ballot returns. Hundreds of tickets are also released daily throughout the tournament.

Wimbledon tickets: on the day

Almost uniquely for a major sporting event, Wimbledon offers spectators the chance to buy premium tickets on the day – but be prepared to queue!

Check back later for more information on ticket on-day sales.

History of Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

The Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon have developed from the first meeting in 1877, witnessed by a few spectators, to a highly professional tournament attracting an attendance of close to 500,000 people. Players from more than 60 nations compete in front of a crowd of millions worldwide, through press, radio, internet and television.

Venue Details & Map

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & Tour

All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club (Championships) Ltd
Church Road
SW19 5AE
+44 (0)20 8946 6131
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