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2013 Wimbledon Championships

Wimbledon 2013

For two weeks every year, televisions around the world echo the sounds of Wimbledon - each ball bounce, player's shriek and spectators' applaud. If you're lucky enough to be one of the 15,000 spectators at Centre Court for the final, you're the envy of every tennis enthusiast, from pro players to captivated housewives. But what's so special about this tournament? Besides the fact that it has been happening for the last 136 years, is the only championship to be played on grass and is famous for its strictly white attire, it's also grown to be a British institution, and a starred must-do on many travellers' wish list. Here's Wimbledon in a nutshell.

Wimbledon Infographic

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