"Wimbledon stands for prestige, quality and tradition. When I think of Wimbledon I think of the All England Club, grass courts and the ivy on the walls. The whole thing is so dignified." Chris Evert
Tennis, by its very nature, is a most graceful of games. Even to the uninitiated observer, there is something ever so striking about the silky smooth movement of the players around the court. The best performers make it all look so easy, gliding around in complete control of their bodies, rackets and the destination of the ball.
“I love the combination of tradition and innovation and doing this right. Nobody does it better. When I was a player they used to tell me to be on time and they mean it. I love that!” Billie Jean King
The Championships at Wimbledon is unlike any other tennis tournament, and largely unrivalled across the broader spectrum of elite sport. So rich is its history, heritage and prestige that few other occasions can rival those two weeks in early July when the world turns its attention to south-west London.