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The Game, Set & Match



Mon 1st to Sun 14th July 


Editor: Dan Craddock 

Published: June 21st 2024

All Rights Reserved

Copyright Parker Cars Ltd 2024


This 'Wimbledon Guide' covers everything you need to navigate the tournament and get more out of your experience. Swot up on the history, test your tennis knowledge with our quiz, learn about the legends of SW19, stars of 24, where to eat, drink, shop & stay while you are in, around and maybe staying in Wimbledon.


Click the Sections below to go to your specific area of interest or just browse away. 


Ticket Prices


Transport options 

Main Buildings

Court Layout

Food & Drink




Funny Facts

Celebs & Royalty


Aces in the Pack







2024 Trends 

Inside Wimbledon

Local Fashion Shops

Book a Car

Summer Guide




Wimbledon, the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, is set to return in 2024 with its unparalleled blend of tradition, sportsmanship, and world-class tennis. Held at the iconic All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, this Grand Slam event will take place from July 1st to July 14th, 2024.


The tournament's unique charm lies in its ability to seamlessly blend the modern and the traditional, creating an atmosphere that is both elegant and electrifying. From the impeccably manicured grass courts to the strict dress code, Wimbledon upholds a rich heritage that has been carefully preserved for over a century.

Centre Court is the most famous tennis court around the world and the oldest court at the ground. It held its centenary anniversary at the 2022 tournament. It's main feature are the Royal Box, a retractable roof (which was opened in 2009 and cost £100 million to build) and can host up to 14,979 spectators. No. 1 Court also underwent a major £70m renovations that was completed in 2019 and the court now boasts a retractable roof and has a capacity of 12,345

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tickets on the day

Most of the general public will head to the back of two very long queues for Gate Three to get tickets on the day. Gate 3 is located on Church Road. 

There are gates all around the grounds but anyone looking to buy a ticket on the day of play will have to enter via this gate.

Each queue, one from the north and one from the south, has an equal allocation of tickets for Centre Court, Court One, Court Two and ground admission.

  1. Ground Passes: These typically range from £25 to £40, depending on the day.

  2. Court Tickets:

    • Centre Court: £70 to £240

    • No. 1 Court: £50 to £160

    • No. 2 Court: £45 to £100

    • No. 3 Court: £45 to £90

Prices generally increase as the tournament progresses, with the finals being the most expensive.

Debenture Tickets: These are among the most premium options, often costing several thousand pounds for Centre Court finals.

other ticket options

Securing tickets for Wimbledon is a highly coveted endeavour due to the tournament's immense popularity and limited seating capacity. Prices vary depending on the day, court, and seating category, with premium tickets for the finals and show courts commanding higher prices.


The most affordable way to attend Wimbledon is through the public ballot, which opens several months before the tournament. Successful applicants are able to purchase tickets at face value, but the demand far exceeds the supply, making it a highly competitive process.


For those unable to secure tickets through the ballot, authorised resellers offer a legitimate avenue for purchasing tickets, although prices are often higher than face value. It's crucial to exercise caution and only purchase tickets from authorised sources to avoid falling victim to scams.


Wimbledon also offers a limited number of ground admission passes, which allow access to the grounds and the opportunity to watch matches on outdoor courts on a first-come, first-served basis. These passes are often sold out well in advance, so early planning is essential.

All Hospitality packages via Keith Prowse are now SOLD OUT!!

henman hill (aka murray mound) 

To access Henman Hill (also known as Murray Mound) at Wimbledon:

  1. Purchase a Grounds Pass for the Wimbledon Championships.

  2. Enter the Wimbledon grounds through the main gates.

  3. Make your way to the area behind Court No. 1, where you'll find the grassy hill.

The area is open to all Grounds Pass holders on a first-come, first-served basis. No additional ticket is required beyond the Grounds Pass. However, space is limited, so it's advisable to arrive early, especially on busy days or for high-profile matches.


Keep in mind that the official name is actually "Aorangi Terrace," though it's popularly known by the nicknames referencing British tennis players Tim Henman and Andy Murray.

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Play start times

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Play starts on the outside courts at 1200 BST and on the show courts at 1300, while the gates open to the public at 1030 until one hour after the close of play (no later than 2200)

Approximately 500 tickets each - for Centre Court (except for the last four days), Court One and Court Two - are specifically reserved for sale at the turnstiles, prompting many fans to camp out all night just to be first in the queue.

Approximately 6,000 ground tickets are available each day, and can be used in Court Two's standing enclosure, as well as the unreserved seating and standing on Courts 3-19.


The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Church Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5AE.

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club is located in Wimbledon, southwest London. With over 42k people going to Wimbledon for the Championships taking the tube to Southfields or Wimbledon is an option but will be extremely busy. 

Walking Directions from Wimbledon Village:


If you're staying in or near Wimbledon Village, you can walk to the grounds.

  • Head northwest on High Street towards Hartfield Road

  • Turn right onto Church Road

  • The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club will be on your left after a 10-minute walk (0.5 miles)


relaxed transport option

Pre Booked Taxi Collection Point: 
However, you could book a taxi to and from Wimbledon with Parker Cars to make the journey simple. We will collect you from Marryat Road which is the only designated pre booked Taxi collection point. Having taken thousands of passengers to Wimbledon over the last 35 years we know the best ways in and out of the All the England Club. 

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We have a range of luxury chauffeur driven cars for a stylish arrival and getaway as well as group travel options, inc. MPVs, minibuses and 16 seaters. 


Here are details of the main areas, facilities, food/drink options available at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club during the Wimbledon Championships:

The Grounds: The grounds of the All England Club cover around 42 acres and feature 19 tournament courts, including the iconic Centre Court and No.1 Court. Beyond the courts, there are several distinct areas that visitors can explore.

The Clubhouse: This is the central hub of the grounds, housing the club's main facilities, offices, and the players' locker rooms. The Clubhouse also features the acclaimed Wingfield Restaurant and Courtside Restaurant, offering fine dining experiences.

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Centre Court


The Gardens: Beautifully manicured gardens surround the outer courts, providing tranquil spaces for visitors to relax and soak up the ambiance. The gardens feature the famous Aorangi Terrace, where spectators can enjoy refreshments while watching matches on the big screen. 

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Major Buildings:

The heart of Wimbledon's architectural charm is the Centre Court building, instantly recognizable by its green-and-purple color scheme and the famous clock tower that has become a symbol of the tournament. This clock, positioned above the main entrance, has been keeping time for players and spectators since 1922. Adjacent to Centre Court stands the equally impressive No.1 Court, a modern structure completed in 1997 that harmoniously blends with the classic aesthetics of the grounds. The Millennium Building, housing player facilities and media centers, showcases a more contemporary design while still maintaining the club's traditional elegance. Together, these structures create the unmistakable silhouette that tennis fans around the world associate with the prestige and history of Wimbledon.


Wimbledon is not just about tennis; it's also a culinary experience like no other. The tournament is renowned for its traditional fare, with strawberries and cream being the undisputed star of the show. Visitors can indulge in this quintessential Wimbledon treat while watching the action unfold on the courts.


Another iconic Wimbledon beverage is the Pimm's Cup, a refreshing summer cocktail made with Pimm's No. 1 and lemonade, garnished with fruit and mint. This classic drink has become synonymous with the tournament and is a must-try for visitors.


In addition to these traditional offerings, Wimbledon boasts a diverse array of gourmet options to cater to every palate. From artisanal sandwiches and salads to international cuisines and fine dining experiences, the tournament's culinary offerings are second to none

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anyone for strawberries & cream... only £2.50

In addition to these traditional offerings, Wimbledon boasts a diverse array of gourmet options to cater to every palate. From artisanal sandwiches and salads to international cuisines and fine dining experiences, the tournament's culinary offerings are second to none


and a pimm's, darling!

Another iconic Wimbledon beverage is the Pimm's Cup, a refreshing summer cocktail made with Pimm's No. 1 and lemonade, garnished with fruit and mint. This classic drink has become synonymous with the tournament and is a must-try for visitors.


where to go to eat?

In addition to the upscale dining options, the grounds offer a wide array of food and beverage outlets catering to various tastes and budgets.

The Dog & Fox: This traditional pub located just outside the grounds serves classic British fare, including fish and chips, as well as a selection of beers and ciders.

The Bakery: This outlet is famous for its freshly baked goods, including pastries, cakes, and the iconic Wimbledon Tennis Afternoon Tea.


The Roast Beef Counter: Serving up succulent roast beef sandwiches, a Wimbledon staple, along with other savory options.

The Lemon Shack: Specializing in refreshing lemon-based drinks, perfect for a hot summer day.

The Courtside Bar: Offering a range of cocktails, wines, and beers, this bar is a popular spot for spectators to unwind between matches.

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With its blend of tradition, modern amenities, and exceptional hospitality, the Club provides an unparalleled shopping experience for tennis enthusiasts and visitors alike. These are just some of the main areas and offerings available at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club during the Wimbledon Championships.


Wimbledon Museum 

where to go to shop inside wimbledon?

The Wimbledon Shop: The main retail hub, featuring clothing, accessories, gifts, and memorabilia from the tournament.

The Towel Shop: Dedicated to Wimbledon's iconic towels, offering a variety of styles and designs.

The Strawberries & Cream Shop: Indulge in the famous Wimbledon strawberries and cream, or take home jams, preserves, and other sweet treats.

The Book Shop: Featuring a curated selection of books on tennis, Wimbledon history, and biographies of legendary players.

Pop-up Shops: During the tournament, various sportswear brands and luxury retailers often set up pop-up shops showcasing their latest collections.

Museum and Tours: The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into the rich history and heritage of the tournament, featuring interactive exhibits, memorabilia, and multimedia displays.

Guided Tours: Visitors can book guided tours of the grounds, including the prestigious Centre Court and Clubhouse, providing an insider's perspective on the iconic venue.

If you want to venture out to Wimbledon Village you can see the fashion shops sections here


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Wimbledon Shop 

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Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament in the world, began in 1877 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London. Initially a gentlemen's singles event with just 22 players, it has grown into one of the most prestigious sporting events globally.

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Historical Events

The first ladies' singles tournament was introduced in 1884, along with the gentlemen's doubles. Mixed doubles and ladies' doubles were added in 1913. Throughout its history, Wimbledon has maintained many of its traditions, including the all-white dress code for players and the serving of strawberries and cream.

The tournament has been played on grass courts since its inception, a surface that has become increasingly rare in professional tennis. Wimbledon has survived two World Wars, with play suspended from 1915-1918 and 1940-1945, and has continually evolved, introducing equal prize money for men and women in 2007 and adding a retractable roof to Centre Court in 2009.

Interesting Historical Facts and Events:

Wimbledon's history is peppered with fascinating events and personalities. In 1926, Suzanne Lenglen, known as "The Divine One," shocked spectators by sipping brandy between sets - a far cry from today's sports drinks. The 1980 final between Björn Borg and John McEnroe is often cited as one of the greatest matches ever played, featuring a nail-biting fourth-set tie-break.


In 1985, Boris Becker became the youngest male champion at 17, as well as the first unseeded player and first German to win the title. The 2010 match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut became the longest in tennis history, lasting 11 hours and 5 minutes over three days.


On a lighter note, Wimbledon has had its share of unexpected visitors: in 1988, a streaker ran across Centre Court during the men's final, and in 2015, a fox was spotted exploring the grounds. Cliff Richard sang Summer Holiday to raise the spirits of the fans when 'rain stopped play'. These moments, along with the tournament's rich tapestry of champions, upsets, and traditions, have contributed to Wimbledon's unique place in sporting history.

funny facts (you may not know?)

grass courts

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Groundskeepers once used sheep to trim the grass between tournaments, until it was realized the animals were eating more than just grass.

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In 1949, player Gussie Moran caused a scandal by wearing lace-trimmed knickers visible under her skirt, leading to accusations of "vulgarity and sin" in Parliament.

wooden racquets

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Players would often keep their wooden racquets in presses overnight to prevent warping, leading to frantic searches when they forgot to release them before matches.

ball boys

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In the early days, some ball boys were sourced from a local orphanage, leading to the affectionate nickname "the orphans" for many years.

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Melissa Johnson, was the first streaker at Wimbledon Stadium, at the men's finals tennis match in 1996 when Andre Agassi overcame the shock to defeat Spain's Sergi Bruguera

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During his impromptu performance, Cliff Richard accidentally sang the wrong lyrics to "Summer Holiday," leading to laughter from the crowd and fellow singers

henman hill

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Before Tim Henman, the area was unofficially known as "Aorangi Terrace," which few could pronounce, leading commentators to simply call it "the hill."

retractable roof

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When first tested, the roof took so long to close (about 10 minutes) that some joked it would be quicker to wait for the rain to stop.

Take our Quiz



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Wimbledon has long been a magnet for celebrities and the British royal family, attracting a star-studded crowd each year to witness the prestigious tennis event. Royals like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, are regular attendees, often making an appearance in the Royal Box on Centre Court. Other members of the royal family, including the late Queen Elizabeth II, have also graced the grounds with their presence over the years.

In addition to royalty, Wimbledon draws a diverse array of celebrities from the worlds of entertainment, sports, and beyond.


Familiar faces spotted courtside have included actors like Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman, and Rebel Wilson, musicians like Drake and Beyoncé, and sports legends like David Beckham and Serena Williams. These high-profile guests add an extra layer of excitement and glamour to the already prestigious event, drawing the attention of fans and media alike.

frequent famous visitors

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Prince William & Princess Katherine


Cristiano Ronaldo

Princess Kate & Meghan Markle

As for the 2024 Wimbledon Championships, it's highly likely that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as well as other members of the royal family, will continue their tradition of attending the iconic tournament. On the celebrity front, tennis fans can expect to see a mix of familiar faces and newcomers gracing the stands and Royal Box.


Potential guests could include Hollywood A-listers like Tom Cruise, Margot Robbie, or Leonardo DiCaprio, as well as global music superstars like Taylor Swift, Adele, or Harry Styles. Additionally, with the growing popularity of tennis among athletes from other sports, we may see appearances from high-profile figures like LeBron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, or Naomi Osaka. Regardless of who attends, the star-studded guest list is sure to add an extra layer of excitement and glamour to the 2024 Wimbledon experience.

Legends of SW19

From Borg's down the line passing shots to Federrer's graceful sliced backhand to Serena's all court power to McEnroe's 'chalk-dust outbursts' - we love them all. We've listed our favourite 4 men and women who have conquered the hallowed SW19 grass courts and entered into Wimbledon folklore. 

Men's Singles Champions


Bjorn Borg

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Björn Borg's five consecutive Wimbledon titles from 1976 to 1980 has never been repeated. He is famous for his tramline passes up the line, usually greeted by fabled commentator, Dan Maskell, famous words "What a pass". Borg duelled with Jimmy Connors and then John McEnroe (please see below).


John McEnroe

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John McEnroe's Wimbledon career was as memorable for his fiery temperament as it was for his brilliant tennis. The American left-hander captured three singles titles at the All England Club in 1981, 1983, and 1984, showcasing his exceptional serve-and-volley game that was perfectly suited to grass court tennis. McEnroe's rivalry with Björn Borg produced some of Wimbledon's most iconic matches, including the unforgettable 1980 final, which McEnroe lost in five sets. His on-court outbursts, including the infamous "You cannot be serious!" line in 1981, became part of Wimbledon folklore


Roger Federer

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Roger Federer's record-breaking eighth Wimbledon crown in 2017. The legendary "Wimbledon Whites" dress code, which requires players to wear clothing that is almost entirely white, has become a beloved tradition and a symbol of the tournament's elegance.


Andy Murray

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Andy Murray has etched his name in Wimbledon folklore with his exceptional performances over the years. The Scot ended Britain's 77-year wait for a men's singles champion when he triumphed in 2013, followed by a second title in 2016. Murray's gritty playing style, incredible defensive skills, and unwavering determination made him a fan favorite at the All England Club. However, injuries have plagued the latter part of his career, Wimbledon 2024 could potentially be Murray's last hurrah at the hallowed grounds where he achieved his greatest successes. 

Women's Singles Champions


Virgina Wade

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In 1977, Virginia Wade achieved legendary status by becoming the first British woman in 33 years to win the Wimbledon singles title. Wade's triumph on the famed Centre Court was a momentous occasion, ending decades of disappointment for British tennis fans. Her gritty performance and poised demeanor captivated the nation, cementing her place in Wimbledon's storied history.


Serena Williams

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Decades later, Serena Williams etched her name as one of Wimbledon's most dominant forces, claiming an incredible 7 singles titles between 2002 and 2016. Williams' powerful game, mental toughness, and unwavering determination allowed her to rewrite record books and establish herself as a true Wimbledon great. Her awe-inspiring performances, including her remarkable comeback to win the 2022 title while pregnant, solidified her legacy as arguably the greatest player to grace the prestigious courts of the All England Club.


Martina Navratilova


Martina Navratilova's name is synonymous with Wimbledon greatness. The Czech-American tennis icon dominated the prestigious tournament like no other, amassing an incredible 9 singles titles between 1978 and 1990. Navratilova's powerful serve, versatile game, Martina Navratilova's name is synonymous with Wimbledon greatness.


Steffi Graf


Steffi Graf's Wimbledon legacy is one of unparalleled dominance and grace. The German tennis icon claimed seven singles titles on the hallowed grass courts of the All England Club between 1988 and 1996, demonstrating her exceptional versatility and mental fortitude. Graf's powerful forehand, precise serve, and lightning-quick footwork made her nearly invincible on the Wimbledon lawns. Her most memorable triumph came in 1988 when she achieved the "Golden Slam," winning all four Grand Slams and the Olympic gold medal in the same year.


who to look out for in '24

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The Championships, Wimbledon, is the third Grand Slam on the annual tennis calendar and this year will mark the 137th edition of the tournament.


While the full line-up won't be confirmed until closer to the event, tennis fans can expect to see some of the biggest names in the sport vying for glory at Wimbledon 2024. Defending champions, rising stars, and veteran contenders will all be in the mix, creating an electrifying atmosphere on the hallowed courts.


Keep an eye out for players last years men's winner, Alcaraz like Novak Djokovic, who has won seven Wimbledon titles and will undoubtedly be a force to be reckoned with (if fit). On the women's side, players like Iga Swiatek, the current world number one, and Emma Raducanu, the 2021 US Open champion, are expected to make a strong showing.


Veteran champions like Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams, if they choose to compete, will also be compelling storylines, as they aim to add to their already impressive Wimbledon legacies.

wimbledon 2023 results 

Let's start with the holders. Wimbledon crowned first-time champions in both the men’s draw and women’s draw in 2023 as Carlos Alcaraz upset seven-time winner Novak Djokovic in an epic five-set match while Marketa Vondrosouva won the women’s title.The Spaniard beat the likes of Holger Rune and Daniil Medvedev en route to the final before defeating Djokovic 1–6, 7–6 (8–6), 6–1, 3–6, 6–4 to win his second Grand Slam. 


In the women’s draw, Vondrosouva beat Ons Jabeur 6-4, 6-4 to win her maiden major while the Tunisian lost her second consecutive final. Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski teamed up to win the men’s doubles title, Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora Strycova were crowned women’s doubles champions and Mate Pavic and Lyudmyla Kichenok walked away with the mixed doubles trophy.

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aces in the pack (2024)


main men

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  • Novak Djokovic: The defending champion will be aiming for his eighth Wimbledon title and to extend his record Grand Slam count, if fit!

  • Carlos Alcaraz: After his breakthrough 2023 Wimbledon victory, the young Spaniard will be keen to defend his title and build on his recent French Open win

  • Jannik Sinner: The Italian will be looking to improve on his 2023 semifinal appearance and challenge for his first Wimbledon title.

  • Tommy Paul: The American will aim to build on his strong 2023 season and make a deep run at Wimbledon.

  • Alex De Minaur: The speedy Australian's game could translate well to grass, making him a potential threat at Wimbledon.


wonder women

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  • Aryna Sabalenka: The powerful Belarusian will be looking to improve on her 2023 semifinal appearance and claim her first Wimbledon title.

  • Coco Gauff: The young American star aims to build on her 2023 US Open victory and make a deep run on the grass courts of Wimbledon.

  • Iga Swiatek: Despite grass not being her strongest surface, the world #1 will be eager to add a Wimbledon title to her impressive Grand Slam collection.

  • Ons Jabeur: After reaching the finals in 2022 and 2023, the Tunisian will be hoping it's third time lucky at Wimbledon.

  • Zheng Qinwen: The rising Chinese star could be a dark horse to watch, looking to make her mark on the grass courts

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brits to watch

  • Cam Norrie: The British No. 1 will be aiming to surpass his 2022 semifinal run and make a strong showing on home soil.

  • Jack Draper: The young British talent will look to capitalize on his powerful game and make a significant impact at Wimbledon, potentially setting up some exciting matches.

  • Katie Boulter: With growing confidence and recent success, Boulter could be poised for a breakthrough performance at her home Grand Slam.

  • Emma Raducanu: After struggling with injuries, the 2021 US Open champion will be hoping for a resurgence at Wimbledon if she's fit to compete

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the draw will be announced on 28th june 2024

While the full line-up won't be confirmed until closer to the event, tennis fans can expect to see some of the biggest names in the sport vying for glory at Wimbledon 2024. Defending champions, rising stars, and veteran contenders will all be in the mix, creating an electrifying atmosphere on the hallowed courts.


Lets hope Novak Djokovic, who has won seven Wimbledon titles, and will make it to challenge Carlos Alcaraz, Sinner and the new hopes of . On the women's side, players like Iga Swiatek, the current world number one, and Emma Raducanu, the 2021 US Open champion, are expected to make a strong showing.


Veteran champions like Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams, if they choose to compete, will also be compelling storylines, as they aim to add to their already impressive Wimbledon legacies.

the schedule

  • The Championships 2024 will be played over 14 days from Monday 1 - Sunday 14 July.

  • The Championships begins with two days of Gentlemen's and Ladies' Singles matches before Gentlemen's and Ladies' Doubles start on Wednesday, and Mixed Doubles on Friday.

  • The Junior Championships (18 & under) will commence on Saturday 7 July, and in the second week competitions for wheelchair competitiors and 14 & under juniors will take place alongside the invitation event.

  • The following schedule is a guide and may be changed at the discretion of the Referee.

  • Matches may also be delayed due to circumstances beyond the AELTC's control, e.g. weather, player injury etc.

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Our Favourite Hotel

hotel du vin, wimbledon

The Hotel du Vin Wimbledon offers a luxurious retreat in the heart of Wimbledon Village, perfectly positioned for visitors attending the tennis championships. This boutique hotel, housed in a beautifully restored 19th-century heritage building, seamlessly blends classic charm with modern sophistication. Boasting 48 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, each uniquely designed with plush furnishings and featuring indulgent roll-top baths or monsoon showers, the Hotel du Vin provides a haven of comfort and style.


The hotel's bistro is renowned for its French-inspired cuisine and extensive wine list, curated by passionate sommeliers. During the Wimbledon fortnight, the hotel's courtyard transforms into a vibrant space, often hosting tennis-themed events and screenings. With its impeccable service, attention to detail, and prime location just a short walk from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, the Hotel du Vin Wimbledon stands out as a top choice for discerning travelers and tennis enthusiasts alike.

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Other Local Hotels 

Warren house hotel 

4.4 stars Google rating 


dog & fox hotel

4.0 stars Google rating 


rose & crown hotel

4.3 stars Google rating 


travel lodge 

4.3 stars Google rating 


antoinette hotel

4.1 stars Google rating 


premier inn 

4.4 stars Google rating 


Our Favourite Restaurant

ivy cafe 

Part of the famous Ivy collection, this restaurant offers sophisticated all-day dining in an elegant setting. It's known for its modern British menu, excellent service, and stylish ambiance. The Ivy Café is particularly popular during the Wimbledon tournament, attracting both locals and visitors.

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booking tips

  • Reservations are essential, especially during the tournament period.

  • Book well in advance, as these popular spots fill up quickly.

  • Some of the above have a fairly smart dress code, particularly for more upscale venues like The Ivy Café.

  • Note that prices may be higher during the Wimbledon fortnight.

Other Local Restaurants

4.6 stars Google rating 

white onion
(wimbledon high st.)

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light on the common (wimbledon high st.) 

4.0 stars Google rating 

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dog & fox

The Dog & Fox is widely considered the best pub in Wimbledon Village. It's a historic establishment that dates back to the 1800s and has become a local institution. Here's why it's popular:

  • Atmosphere: It offers a perfect blend of traditional British pub charm and modern comfort.

  • Food: Known for excellent gastropub fare, using locally sourced ingredients.

  • Drinks: Wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits, including some local brews.

  • Location: Centrally located in Wimbledon Village, making it a convenient spot for visitors.

  • Tennis connection: During the Wimbledon tournament, it's a popular hangout for tennis fans and occasionally even players.

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Wimbledon isn't just a showcase of world-class tennis; it's also a premier fashion event. For the discerning visitor, the tournament offers a wealth of luxury shopping experiences and the latest in tennis-inspired fashion! Key trends for what to wear to Wimbledon for 24 are: 

  • Sustainable and eco-friendly fashion

  • Pastel colors, particularly mint green and lavender

  • Elegant midi dresses with floral prints

  • Tailored shorts suits for a modern twist

  • Classic white ensembles, in keeping with Wimbledon tradition

  • Statement hats and fascinators

  • Comfortable yet stylish footwear like espadrilles or block heels

  • Light, breathable fabrics such as linen and cotton

  • Chic sunglasses, particularly oversized or cat-eye styles

  • Smart casual looks for men, including linen blazers and loafers


inside wimbledon 

Wimbledon isn't just a showcase of world-class tennis; it's also a premier fashion event. For the discerning visitor, the tournament offers a wealth of luxury shopping experiences and the latest in tennis-inspired fashion.

As you stroll through the grounds, you'll encounter the stunning Ralph Lauren pop-up boutique, showcasing their exclusive Wimbledon 2024 collection. This year's line features a sophisticated blend of classic tennis whites with modern, high-performance fabrics. Don't miss their limited-edition Wimbledon accessories, perfect for commemorating your visit.

In the heart of the action, the official Wimbledon Shop offers an array of high-end merchandise. This season's must-have item is the collector's edition championship towel, embroidered with 24-karat gold thread - a true luxury keepsake.

For horology enthusiasts, Rolex, Wimbledon's official timekeeper, has unveiled a special edition watch to mark the 2024 championships. This exquisite timepiece is available for viewing and purchase at their on-site boutique.

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wimbledon village

Wimbledon will be buzzing with atmosphere as the  Tennis tournament nears

Situated in south west London sits Wimbledon, an idyllic and sought-after area. It is split into two main parts, the village and the town, both of which are filled with historical and contemporary value. From a long history with tennis in the Wimbledon Championships that dates back over 140 years, to a fantastic selection shops and places to see and eat. 

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Venturing into Wimbledon Village, you'll find a selection of upscale boutiques catering to fashion-forward visitors. The village's own 'Tennis Fever' pop-up features collaborations between top designers and tennis stars, including the much-anticipated Serena Williams x Gucci capsule collection.


For those seeking bespoke attire, local tailor 'Stitch & Serve' offers custom-made, tennis-inspired garments. Their expert craftsmen can create a unique piece that captures the essence of Wimbledon elegance.

As sustainability becomes increasingly important in luxury fashion, don't miss the eco-chic collection at 'Green Court Couture'. Their range of high-end, environmentally-friendly tennis wear is crafted from innovative, recycled materials.


To complete your Wimbledon look, the 'Ace Accessories' boutique offers a curated selection of designer sunglasses, handbags, and jewellery, all with a subtle nod to tennis aesthetics.

Remember, Wimbledon's strict dress code applies in certain areas, particularly the Centre Court and No.1 Court. However, this is the perfect opportunity to showcase your style while adhering to the tournament's storied traditions. Game, set, match - and fashion!

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