2017 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 2017 commences on Monday July 3 with the final to be played on Sunday July 16.

Current Champions:

Men’s Singles: Andy Murray defeated Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6, 7-6
Women’s Singles: Serena Williams defeated Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3

Last updated: 17 February, 2017

Wimbledon Articles

Kyrgios feeling confident about Wimbledon

Kyrgios feeling confident about Wimbledon

by , 18 Jun 2017

Back on grass and happy, Nick Kyrgios says he’s fit, focused and confident of another strong Wimbledon campaign.

Samantha Stosur likely to miss Wimbledon

Samantha Stosur likely to miss Wimbledon

by , 16 Jun 2017

Former champion Samantha Stosur is in a fight to retain her US Open seeding, with a hand injury further cruelling her grand slam season.

The challenging French Open-Wimbledon double – can Rafa do it again?

The challenging French Open-Wimbledon double – can Rafa do it again?

by , 15 Jun 2017

In the open era of tennis, since 1969, only four champions have achieved arguably what is the most difficult task in tennis, winning both the French Open and the Wimbledon Championships in the same year.

Who will win Wimbledon in 2017?

Who will win Wimbledon in 2017?

by , 12 Jun 2017

Australians on the whole don’t really get into the French Open tennis.

Don’t count on France, but it’s semi-finals or bust at Wimbledon for Nick Kyrgios

Don’t count on France, but it’s semi-finals or bust at Wimbledon for Nick Kyrgios

by , 15 May 2017

Nick Kyrgios is in the form of his life and while it’s hard to know what to expect from the clay-court season and French Open, anything less than a semi-final appearance won’t be good enough come Wimbledon.

What Australian Open success means for Nadal in 2017

What Australian Open success means for Nadal in 2017

by , 10 Feb 2017

Coming off a disappointing end to his 2016 season which was cut short by a niggling wrist injury, Rafael Nadal played some of the best tennis Australia has ever seen him play at the 2017 Australian Open.

Andy Murray reigns at Wimbledon again

Andy Murray reigns at Wimbledon again

by , 12 Jul 2016

Three years after ending one of world sport’s most famous hoodoos by becoming the first British man since Fred Perry in 1936 to win the Wimbledon men’s singles title, Andy Murray has once again won tennis’ holy grail.

Andy Murray made Ivan Lendl cry at Wimbledon

Andy Murray made Ivan Lendl cry at Wimbledon

by , 11 Jul 2016

When Andy Murray won his second Wimbledon and third Slam overnight, his implacable and poker-faced coach Ivan Lendl burst into tears.

Wimbledon wrap: Murray the man, and an Aussie name to remember

Wimbledon wrap: Murray the man, and an Aussie name to remember

by , 11 Jul 2016 Video

Andy Murray is champion of Wimbledon 2016, after defeating Milos Raonic in straight sets on Sunday night (AEST).

Sweet revenge for Serena as she finally draws level with Steffi Graf

Sweet revenge for Serena as she finally draws level with Steffi Graf

by , 11 Jul 2016

After nearly twelve months, world number one Serena Williams has finally returned to the Grand Slam winner’s list, exacting some revenge on Angelique Kerber to win her seventh Wimbledon title and 22nd Grand Slam title overall.


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