Wimbledon is the most prestigious and the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Did you know that the event is often frequented by members of the British Royal Family?
The Wimbledon tournament lasts 14 days and used to always begin in June. However, recent changes in the tennis calendar has moved the date up, so it now commences in July. A dress code for the royals in attendance and players is only one of the many traditions that the event upholds. It is also famous for the fact that strawberries and cream are the food of choice. For instance, in the year 2007, fans ate 34,000kgs of strawberries and 10,000 litres of cream during the event.
Looking around the Wimbledon courts, you will not see any sponsored advertising. But that doesn’t mean that companies are not interested in it. In fact, it is one of the most popular sports events for punters to place a bet on. At Mr Green you can find both fixed and live betting for matches at Wimbledon.