Average number of tennis balls used each year. The used balls are sold daily, if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind souvenir.
Temperature that the tournament’s Slazenger balls are stored at – the temperature has a direct impact on the bounce of the ball.
Number of strawberries and cream portions served at Wimbledon in 2017. Berries for this iconic snack are all picked fresh at 4am.
The total length of string used by the tournament’s official stringing team to repair 2,000 plus-rackets each year.
Twitter followers @RufusTheHawk has. The hawk patrols the skies most mornings to keep pigeons away from the courts.
Total number of tournament grass courts at Wimbledon. The most famous of them, Centre Court, has the capacity to hold 15,000 fans.
This article was originally published in the July 2019 issue of SilverKris magazine