The Wimbledon Championships - Statistics & Facts

Published by David Lange, Feb 8, 2019
The Championships in Wimbledon are simply referred to as Wimbledon all over the world. Wimbledon is the oldest existing tennis tournament. Since 1877 it has been taking place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London.

In 2018, the entire event, which was held over the course of 13 days, saw a total aggregate attendance of 473,169 visitors. Out of the 5,612 staff members that were working the event, more than half were responsible for preparing and catering food and drinks. An average of 307,277 cups of tea and coffee and 303,277 glasses of Pimm's are served at Wimbledon, as well as 117,507 pints of draught beer and lager. When it comes to food: scones, sandwiches, baguettes and pizzas are the most frequent choices among visitors.

The most popular merchandise products sold at Wimbledon are baseball caps and panama hats, with 56,487 sold during the 2018 Championships, followed by towels and t-shirts with 25,472 and 19,144 respectively.

Roger Federer currently holds the record for men's most single title wins at Wimbledon with a total of eight titles, while the record holder for women is Martina Navratilova with a total of nine titles to her name.

The 2018 Championships reached a cumulative broadcast audience of 26 million on BBC and 29.42 million viewers on ESPN. For American viewers popularity appears to be increasing with age, with the likelyhood of watching being highest among 55 to 64-year-olds.

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