2016 Wimbledon Championships

Wimbledon 2011Wimbledon commences each June, and represents the the third in four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments, along with the Australian Open, French Open and US Open.

Wimbledon is the only Grand Slam tournament still played on grass courts. All the players, even the clay courters, speak reverently of the tradition and “special” atmosphere of SW19.

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Played at the All England Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon, it is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, having begun in 1877.

Taking place over two weeks in late June and early July, Wimbledon culminates with the gentlemen’s singles final, scheduled for the second Sunday. In addition to being the oldest tennis tournament, Wimbledon is also seen as the most prestigious.

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Wimbledon 2016 commences on the June 27 with the final to be played on July 10.

Current Champions:

Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic (defeated Roger Federer)
Women’s Singles: Serena Williams (defeated Garbine Muguruza)

Wimbledon Articles

The highs and lows of Andy Murray’s seven grand slam finals

The highs and lows of Andy Murray’s seven grand slam finals

by , 4 Feb 2016

Andy Murray was wiped out in yet another grand slam final loss against Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final on the 28th.

ROSE: My ultimate sporting bucket list

ROSE: My ultimate sporting bucket list

by , 15 Dec 2015

We’re running a sporting bucket list comparison here at The Roar, helped along by our good friends at prettyshady.com, kicked off by our esteemed editor and sunscreen fanatic Paddy Effeney back in November.

An open letter to the people who’ve written open letters to Nick Kyrgios

An open letter to the people who’ve written open letters to Nick Kyrgios

by , 24 Jul 2015

Dear critics, I’ve enjoyed your willingness to open up and discuss your thoughts on the perceived mistakes and errors in judgment made by Nick Kyrgios.

We are as bad as Tomic and Kyrgios

We are as bad as Tomic and Kyrgios

by , 19 Jul 2015

The Australian public are pretty unlucky to have to put up with the likes of Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios.

If you think Nick Kyrgios tanks, you need to meet Benoit Paire

If you think Nick Kyrgios tanks, you need to meet Benoit Paire

by , 16 Jul 2015 Video

Australian tennis star, Nick Kyrgios, came under intense scrutiny during his 2015 Wimbledon campaign after appearing to tank several games during the second set of his four-set loss to Richard Gasquet.

The Australian file: More success in Egypt as Aussies fall short at Wimbledon

by , 15 Jul 2015

Welcome to the latest edition of the Australian file, your weekly look at the week in tennis from an Aussie perspective.

What it looks like to face a 236-kilometre per hour serve

What it looks like to face a 236-kilometre per hour serve

by , 14 Jul 2015 Video

Australia’s Sam Groth famously holds the world record for the fastest tennis serve ever in a professional tournament, and his big serve was on display on the biggest stage when he faced former world number one, Roger Federer, at Wimbledon earlier this month.

A relentless Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon

A relentless Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon

by , 13 Jul 2015

Novak Djokovic won his third Wimbledon and ninth Slam with a 7-6 6-7 6-4 6-3 win over Roger Federer early this morning.

[Highlights] Serena Williams wins sixth Wimbledon crown

[Highlights] Serena Williams wins sixth Wimbledon crown

by , 12 Jul 2015

Serena Williams has taken another giant stride towards sporting immortality with a watershed Wimbledon final triumph over Garbine Muguruza.

Wimbledon 2015: Women’s final preview

Wimbledon 2015: Women’s final preview

by , 11 Jul 2015

After 126 matches, numerous upsets and few surprises, the women’s draw at Wimbledon will climax with Serena Williams attempting to become the first woman since herself in 2002-3 to hold all four Grand Slam titles simultaneously.


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