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14 March 2017

The Bjorn Borg years

The Wimbledon Experience has been enriched by many great players down the years. The current generation can enjoy the men's big four and the Williams sisters, while...

 The Bjorn Borg years

How the best clay court players have performed at Wimbledon

 How the best clay court players have performed at Wimbledon

One of the exciting aspects of The Championships, Wimbledon is the way it seems to creep up on people and arrive suddenly.

Barely has the French Open finished than...

Doing the double of Queens and Wimbledon

 Doing the double of Queens and Wimbledon

Fans enjoying the Wimbledon Experience will notice many things that are unique about the tournament, but none more so than the simple fact that it is the only Grand Slam...

Fred Perry's Wimbledon hat-trick

 Fred Perry

Tennis lovers enjoying the Wimbledon Experience will no doubt happen upon the statue of Fred Perry, who for so long had been the last British man to win the singles title....

How courts and balls can be made faster - or slower

 How courts and balls can be made faster - or slower

One of the notable features of the Wimbledon Experience in recent years has been the dominance of baseline ralliers. Watching the likes of Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray...

Is 2017 the year of the 30-somethings?

 Is 2017 the year of the 30-somethings?

They say life begins at 40, but for tennis players it always used to be assumed that life - at least in terms of winning the big prizes - was pretty much over by 30. For those enjoying the Wimbledon Experience...

Who will be the next new ladies' Wimbledon champion?

 Who will be the next new ladies

Fans enjoying The Championships, Wimbledon have seen the men's singles dominated by four players in recent years, but the ladies' singles has been rather less predictable.

True,...

Who will be the next new winner of the men's championship?

 Who will be the next new winner of the men

The Australian Open has provided a few big shocks at the start of 2017, suggesting that all may not be as predictable as some might have imagined, least of all in the men's game.

For fans enjoying The Wimbledon Experience, that may make...

1977: Virginia Wade's glory year

 1977: Virginia Wade

Although the Wimbledon Experience is all about watching the best tennis players from around the world, there is no doubt that the excitement levels rise when British players...

Can Dominika Cibulkova turn WTA success into Grand Slam glory?

 Can Dominika Cibulkova turn WTA success into Grand Slam glory?

The recent men's ATP World Tour finals gained plenty of attention around the world, not least among those who might be enjoying the Wimbledon Experience next year....

Martina Navratilova - the glory years

 Martina Navratilova - the glory years

There are many names that resonate with those enjoying The Wimbledon Experience. Among the men, there are current players like Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, along with...

Can Novak Djokovic return to number one?

 Can Novak Djokovic return to number one?

Fans enjoying the Wimbledon Experience have certainly had some special days watching the 'big four' of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy...

The longest-reigning Wimbledon men's champion: Bobby Riggs

 The longest-reigning Wimbledon men

Tennis lovers enjoying the Wimbledon Experience may be stumped by one clever quiz question: Which man held the Wimbledon title for longest?

Some may answer...

Wimbledon's biggest servers

 Wimbledon

Fans enjoying The Wimbledon Experience will be able to see all kinds of tennis artistry during the championships. There are the brilliant baseliners and nifty net players,...

Andy Murray's quest for number one

 Andy Murray

The Wimbledon Experience has always been an exciting one for tennis lovers, whether this be Britons coming to their 'home' Grand Slam or visitors from around the...

The first Wimbledon Ladies' championship

 The first Wimbledon Ladies

The Ladies' Singles is such a major part of the Wimbledon Experience today it is difficult to imagine that there was ever a time when it wasn't taking place.

Of...

Can Angelique Kerber be the next Steffi?

 Can Angelique Kerber be the next Steffi?

Tennis lovers enjoying the Wimbledon Experience down the years will have had very mixed experiences of watching German players in action. Back in the 1980s and 90s,...

Stan Wawrinka's Grand Slam challenge

 Stan Wawrinka

Tennis lovers enjoying the Wimbledon Experience in recent years will have become very familiar with the perennial narrative of men's tennis; that of a big four. But...

William Renshaw's seven titles

 William Renshaw

Ask anyone to name the three men to have won the singles at Wimbledon seven times and it is likely most of those who have enjoyed the Wimbledon Experience down the...

Pete Sampras's magnificent seven

 Pete Sampras

Those enjoying The Wimbledon Experience down the years will have seen many great American male players down the years, but Pete Sampras stands head and shoulders above...

What we learned from the US Open

 What we learned from the US Open

While the Wimbledon Experience is a unique and special one, there is no doubt every Grand Slam has a special history and heritage.

Whether it is the quintessentially...

Steffi or Serena - who is the greatest?

 Steffi or Serena - who is the greatest?

The Wimbledon Experience is a special one every year, but particularly so in 2016 for Serena Williams, as her victory in the ladies' singles brought her a seventh Wimbledon...

Roger Federer's magnificent seven

 Roger Federer

Those enjoying the Wimbledon Experience next summer will find it greatly enriched if they get to see the genius that is Roger Federer in action. He may be in his mid-30s...

Is Canada overtaking the USA in tennis?

 Is Canada overtaking the USA in tennis?

Tennis lovers enjoying the Wimbledon Experience down the years have been able to watch some wonderful American talent down the years. For most of the years since the...

The emerging women of Wimbledon 2016

 The emerging women of Wimbledon 2016

The Wimbledon Experience in 2016 was a great one for fans of the ladies' game, with the singles climaxing in spectacular style when Serena Williams took the title for...

The emerging men of Wimbledon 2016

 The emerging men of Wimbledon 2016

As ever, the Wimbledon Experience of 2016 was a memorable one at the All England Club, and 2017 will be sure to provide plenty more of the same.

For many people,...

Where next for Wimbledon 2016's winners?

 Where next for Wimbledon 2016

The Wimbledon Experience of 2016 was another memorable one, with the grand traditions of the All England Club as prominent as ever, while on the courts there was some...

The one-time wonder women: countries with just one female Wimbledon champion

 The one-time wonder women: countries with just one female Wimbledon champion

While many countries have a grand historical reputation in tennis, there are many nations for whom top players appear from nowhere and then are gone, providing a brief golden age.

This is certainly true when it comes to Wimbledon,...

The one-off men: countries with one Wimbledon winner

 The one-off men: countries with one Wimbledon winner

Tennis lovers enjoying The Wimbledon Experience will revel in the atmosphere and tradition of the greatest event in the sport, one where rich heritage and modern brilliance...

More than the Murrays: Scotland's Wimbledon heritage

 More than the Murrays: Scotland

Those enjoying The Wimbledon Experience will do so for many reasons, not least the world-class tennis on display. But there can be no doubt that for many, the unique...

Keeping it in the family: sibling success at Wimbledon

 Keeping it in the family: sibling success at Wimbledon

Those enjoying The Wimbledon Experience will enjoy seeing many great individuals in action, but while lots of players will have made their family name famous, there...

The one-time winners of the Wimbledon ladies' singles

 The one-time winners of the Wimbledon ladies

One of the great elements of The Wimbledon experience is seeing history in the making, as top players chase big prizes and sporting immortality. Whether the winner is a...

Wimbledon's one-off winners - the men

 Wimbledon

Sports fans all over the globe have recently been enthralled by the sight of rank outsiders Leicester City winning England's Premier League, defying bookmaker odds of 5,000-1. Central to the plot has been the notion that this small football club,...

The first ever Wimbledon

 The first ever Wimbledon

Fans coming to London to enjoy the Wimbledon Experience today can enjoy a wonderful combination of the best of modern day tennis live, while soaking up the environment...

Can anyone stop Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon?

 Can anyone stop Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon?

The Laureus Sports Awards took place earlier this month, with tennis dominating the individual awards. Sports man of the year was Novak Djokovic, while Serena Williams took the female award. And nobody was surprised.

Fans whose summer plans...

Asian glory at Wimbledon

 Asian glory at Wimbledon

The Wimbledon Experience is a wonderful mixture of modern tennis and deep-rooted history and tradition like no other in the world. A quintessentially British occasion,...