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Fun Facts About The Championships

  • The Championships is one of the oldest sporting events in the world, it was first held in 1877.
  • The first match was played on the ground situated near Worple Road.
  • The tournament was played at the All England Law Tennis and Croquet Club.
  • The first tournament had only one event which was the gentlemen's singles. From 1877 to 1922, Wimbledon title defenders only had to participate in the finals.
  • There are 6,000 staff members that make the Championships run smoothly.
  • An approximate of 61,700 pounds of strawberries and more than 10,000 liters of fresh cream are consumed during the tournament.

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