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2019 Wimbledon Championships
July 1, 2019 - July 14, 2019
The oldest tennis tournament in the world, Wimbledon Championships is one of professional tennis’ four Grand Slam tournaments. Held on grass courts, Wimbledon is famed for its traditions such as eating Strawberry’s and drinking Pimm’s.
Where is Wimbledon?
The Championships take place at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in the southwest London district of Wimbledon (SW19), approximately 7 miles (11km) from central London.
Address: The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Church Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5AE
How do I get to Wimbledon?
Airport: Two of the world’s largest airports are situated near London and both serve many international destinations.
London Heathrow Airport is 15 miles west of Wimbledon. Perhaps the easiest way to travel from Heathrow to Wimbledon is to catch the train from Terminal 4 to Paddington Station. From there, the district line will take you to Wimbledon station.
Gatwick Airport is approximately 30 miles south of Wimbledon. From the airport, catch a train to Clapham Junction and then change to another service to Wimbledon station.
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London Underground: The closest stations to the All England Lawn Tennis Club are Wimbledon (District Line and Main Line) and Southfields (District Line). Both stations are approximately 15 minutes walk from the grounds.
Parking: Parking is available during the Championships, please consult the Wimbledon website for further details.
Trams: Trams run from East Croydon station to Wimbledon.
How do I get tickets to Wimbledon?
Public Ballot: The 2019 ballot for UK residents is open from 1st September – 31st December 2018. The process is a paper process and you must send a stamped self-addressed envelope to AELTC, PO Box 98, London, SW19 5AE.
The ballot for overseas residents is open from 1 – 15 December 2018 and is an online process.
The Queue: Ah ‘The Queue’, one of the institutions of Wimbledon and of British culture. If you’re willing to queue/camp overnight, a limited number of Centre Court, No.1 Court and No.2 Court tickets are available each day, except for the last four days where all Centre Court tickets are sold in advance.
If you’re happy with a Grounds Pass, it is advised to arrive a few hours before the Grounds open at 10:30am, where you will be given a Queue Card.
Ticketmaster: Tickets are available for purchase online for Centre Court and No.3 Court tickets. Returned tickets are available 48 hours before the day of play, whilst reserved tickets are on sale the morning before the following day’s play.
Ticket Resale: Once you are inside the Grounds, there is the opportunity to purchase tickets for the ‘Show’ courts later in the day, for a discounted rate.
Further information can be found on the official Wimbledon website here.
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Official Website: www.wimbledon.com
Current Wimbledon Champions:
2018 Gentlemen’s Singles – Novak Djokovic (SRB)
2018 Ladies’ Singles – Angelique Kerber (GER)
2018 Gentlemen’s Doubles – Mike Bryan (USA) / Jack Sock (USA)
2018 Ladies’ Doubles – Barbora Krejčíková (CZE) / Kateřina Siniaková (CZE)
2018 Mixed Doubles – Alexander Peya (AUT) / Nicole Melichar (USA)
Last Updated on June 17, 2019 by Sports Tourist