What a year it has been for Wimbledon – with tennis greats being knocked out of the competition left, right and centre. If you’ve been surprised by Wimbledon this year, there might be more surprises in store for you in thinkmoney’s new infographic ‘Wimbledon by numbers’.
It gives a sense of what goes on behind the scenes of this great British institution, as well as some notable events from the past. For example, do you know how many strawberries the crowd get through in a typical tournament?
How much Pimms and champagne they consume? Why you might occasionally spy a hawk hovering over Centre Court? Who hit the fastest serve ever?
This infographic explores the numbers behind Wimbledon, from the Centre Court roof right down to the length of each individual blade of grass. Grab a bowl of strawberries and cream and delve a bit deeper into this iconic tennis tournament.