The Championships, Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and widely considered
to be the biggest and the most prestigious one. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon,
London since 1877. Wimbledon is the only Major still played on grass, the game's original surface,
which gave the game its original name of "lawn tennis". Wimbledon traditions include a strict dress
code for competitors, the eating of strawberries and cream by the spectators, and Royal patronage.
The tournament is also notable for the absence of sponsor advertising around the courts. In 2009,
Wimbledon's Centre Court was fitted with a retractable roof to lessen the loss of playing time due to
Wimbledon announces 40 percent prize hike for the 2013 Championships
The preeminent tennis tournament in the world Wimbledon has announced that it will offer the players a 40% increase in the prize money from last year and a plan to build a roof on Court Number One is also in the pipeline for the 2019 event.
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Top Five Hottest Women in Tennis
Strong is Beautiful - the WTA seems to think that way anyway, but is it really true one wonders? If taken literally, men would become the prettier sex - strength is something that is often associated with men (unless you are Serena Williams of course), and while beauty might lie in the eyes of the beholder, women are definitely the more 'beautiful' of the two sexes (and aren't we glad they are?).
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