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The 2023 Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slams in the ATP & WTA calendar and it's held from July 3rd to 16th, 2023.
The Wimbledon Championships, also referred to as only Wimbledon, is the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. It was founded back in 1877 and since then, it was always contested at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, Great Britain. Currently, Wimbledon is the only grass-court Grand Slam tournament in the calendar, and every year it welcomes 128 players in the main draw.
The prestigious event and highly lucrative tournament sees players competing for 2000 points for the champion, major titles, and prestige that are closely tied to Wimbledon, as every year, the champion and runner-up receive their titles from the President of the All England Club, The Duke of Kent.
Over the years, multiple records were broken at the tournament, most notably the one for the longest tennis match in history when John Isner and Nicolas Mahut battled for three days. The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club was founded already in 1868, nine years before the tournament was founded.
Almost every name that means something in the world of tennis won the title at Wimbledon as the list of champions includes Martina Navratilova, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Venus Williams, Rafael Nadal, Steffi Graf, Pete Sampras, Chris Evert, Bjorn Borg, and many more.
|Date:||3 - 16 July|
|Location:||London, Great Britain|
|Venue:||All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club|
|Players:||128 players (ATP Entry List / WTA Entry List)|
|Prize Money:||£44.7 million (Distribution Overview)|
|Points:||2000 for champion (Distribution Overview)|
|Draw:||ATP Draw / WTA Draw|