Wimbledon Tennis Championships

The Wimbledon Championships, officially called “The Lawn Tennis Championships”, is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. It is held annually at the All England Club in Wimbledon, a suburb of London, in June or July every year. The tournament starts 6 weeks before the first Monday in August, and lasts for two weeks subject to extensions for rain. From 2015, the event start date was extended to one week later so that there was 3 weeks break after the French Open.

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