Andy Murray is the defending champion for the last season and he garners much love and support from his fans to grab the title this year as well. He is smart, elegant and his power shots are a pleasure to watch. Yet, there is also sad news for Serena Williams’ fans as she was the title winner for the year 2016 Women’s Championship and won’t be returning this year to play, due to her pregnancy. Her fans are not down and are expecting her to return with a bang in 2018.
The Wimbledon Championships are celebrated amongst many tennis fans, and this year they are waiting to watch each filled with the same excitement. Ticket bookings are already on, and many are planning their leaves to ensure none of the matches are missed out.
Wimbledon is a Grand Slam Tennis tournament which takes place in London and this year marks the 131st edition of this sporting event. This tournament is organised and run by the International Tennis Federation and it consists of men’s (singles and doubles) and women’s (singles and doubles). Wimbledon comes under a major tennis tournament called Grand Slam, and it’s the third tournament after the Australian open and French open. According to the tournaments itinerary it usually happens in July.
Wimbledon is one of the oldest tennis tournaments, attracting millions from all over the world. It is the best time to plan your vacation, enjoy a fortnight of super-duper tennis, watching your favourite players. This is the arena where normal tennis players grew into sporting legends. It is the place for blood, sweat and tears.
Accommodations and Travel Plan:
Book a stay near the stadium, so that you can avoid any traffic congestion issues. On the other hand, it could be a costly affair. Whilst there are several options for travel to the venue such as the London tube network, trams, minicabs and rail links, it is suggested to book private hire vehicles aka minicabs to get there.
Take a note of the dates on your calendar and make no appointments in these weeks, starting from the 3rd of July and ending on the 16th of July 2017. People who are gearing up for the tournament can locate the venue in Google maps as All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Ticket rates start from around £25GBP for general admission and £190GBP for centre court seats on the finals day (16 July 2017).
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