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A court is prepared with lines being painted and the grass cut.
Everything you need to know about the All England Club and its origins

  • Jobs
    Vacancies at the AELTC and for The Championships
  • Poster
    The Official Poster for The Championships, Wimbledon 2014 was chosen as part of a competition with ESPN.
  • The Wimbledon Foundation
    The Wimbledon Foundation is the community and charitable arm of The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon.
  • Publications and PDFs
    A selection of material printed by the AELTC for visitors to The Championships and those interested in The Championships.
  • Prize Money and Finance
    Information about prize money and surplus figures at The Championships
  • The Grand Slam® Board
    The Grand Slam® Board is responsible for the coordination of the general management, direction, financial control and government of the four Grand Slams.
  • Grass courts
    The Grounds are owned by the All England Lawn Tennis Ground plc, and the total area, including the Club's car parks, covers over 42 acres with capacity for 38,500 spectators.
  • Trophies
    There are five major trophies which the players compete for during the course of The Championships.
  • Television
    Information about the history of broadcast at Wimbledon and current broadcast partners.
  • Wimbledon and the LTA
    Explaining the partnership between the All England Club and the LTA.
  • Anti Doping
    The Championships has always supported the principle of a fair, professional and uniform programme of drug testing to be operated throughout the game.
  • Ball Boys and Girls
    There are approximately 250 ball boys and girls at The Championships every year.
  • Catering
    Wimbledon is the largest single annual sporting catering operation carried out in Europe.
  • Debentures
    Debentures are the source from which The All England Lawn Tennis Ground plc, the company which owns the Club’s Grounds, derives its funds to meet capital expenditure.
  • Environmental Business Practice
    The AELTC is committed to protecting the environment.
  • Hospitality
    The AELTC has two official tour operators who provide hospitality packages, including tickets and London hotel accommodation.
  • Juniors
    The AELTC coordinates and funds two programmes to promote junior tennis in the UK and worldwide - the Wimbledon Junior Tennis Initiative, and the HSBC Road to Wimbledon.
  • Live @ Wimbledon
    The All England Club’s new, enhanced live radio, TV and video broadcast service, presented by Annabel Croft, Mats Wilander, Marcus Buckland and Mary Rhodes
  • Merchandising
    The All England Club started a licensing programme in 1979 which now incorporates some 30 licensed companies worldwide in eight international markets.
  • Official Suppliers
    The AELTC has a range of long-term mutually beneficial Official Supplier agreements.
  • Order of Play
    Every attempt is made to have a balanced mixture of men’s and ladies’ singles, men’s and ladies’ doubles, and mixed doubles, whenever possible, at the appropriate times during the Fortnight.
  • The Players
    The Championships are comprised of the five main Championship events, the junior events and the invitational events.
  • The Royal Box
    The Royal Box has been used for the entertainment of friends and guests of Wimbledon since 1922.
  • Umpires
    Some 335 officials work at The Championships as chair umpires, line umpires or off-court staff.
  • Information Technology