Der Centre Court ist der Haupttennisplatz der Wimbledon Championships in London, England. Benutzt wird er ausschließlich während der zwei Wochen des . Die Auflage der Wimbledon Championships fand auf dem Gelände des All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club an der Church Road statt. Das Herreneinzel der Wimbledon Championships war ein Tenniswettbewerb in London. Vorjahressieger war Roger Federer, der im Viertelfinale.
wimbeldon - yourVon bis war Wimbledon im Besitz von Reginald Pole. Earl of Exeter , verkaufte. Dennis Bradbury James McAvoy: Für die dazugehörenden Punkte für die Weltrangliste , siehe die jeweiligen Unterkapitel. Juli um Sie verliert ihr Halbfinale, während Peter das seine gewinnt. Paarung Erreichte Runde Jahrhunderts waren relativ ruhig, die bäuerliche Bevölkerung des Dorfes lebte neben den immer zahlreicher hierher ziehenden Adeligen und reichen Händlern aus London.
The majority of the adult population of around 68, adults belong to the ABC1 social group. Wimbledon is covered by several wards in the London Borough of Merton, making it difficult to produce statistics for the town as a whole.
Locals, newsagents, tradesman and Estate Agents refer to certain streets informally after their "street name" themes: At the time the Domesday Book was compiled around , Wimbledon was part of the manor of Mortlake.
The manor of Wimbledon changed hands many times during its history. Wimbledon formed the name of a larger borough of Wimbledon within the county of Surrey.
In the businesses in Wimbledon voted to introduce a Business Improvement District. In the s, at the bottom of the hill on land between the railway line and Worple Road, the All-England Croquet Club had begun to hold its annual championships.
But the popularity of croquet was waning as the new sport of lawn tennis began to spread, and after initially setting aside just one of its lawns for tennis, the club decided to hold its first Lawn Tennis Championship in July Wimbledon has also been well known for another period of sporting fame.
From a small, long-established non-League team, Wimbledon Football Club had from climbed quickly through the ranks of the Football League structure, reaching the highest national professional league in and winning the FA Cup against Liverpool in However, the proximity of other more established teams, such as Chelsea and Fulham and the small size of its ground meant that the club struggled to increase its fan base to the size needed to maintain a top-flight team.
In the team was relegated from the top division of English football after 14 years. Wimbledon moved into a stadium at Plough Lane in and played there for 79 years, until beginning a ground share with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park near Croydon , as their progress through the Football League meant that redeveloping Plough Lane to the required modern standards was impractical.
The stadium stood dormant for 10 years until it was finally demolished in A housing development now occupies the site. In May , an FA commission controversially allowed the owners of the club to relocate 70 miles north to the town of Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire , despite vehement fan protests.
This represented a previously unheard-of acceptance by the FA of American-style sports-team franchising, and the decision was universally criticised.
The club also won the Combined Counties League Premier Challenge Cup in and the Surrey Senior Cup in to complete consecutive league and cup doubles, in one of which finishing the season unbeaten in the league.
On 21 May , promotion to the football league was achieved when AFC Wimbledon won their Conference Premier play-off against Luton Town on penalty kicks after a goalless draw and extra time at City of Manchester Stadium This put Wimbledon back into English Football League , a remarkable achievement in such a short time.
In the s, the newly formed National Rifle Association held its first competition on Wimbledon Common.
The association and the annual competition grew rapidly and by the early s, rifle ranges were established on the common.
In the competitions were lasting two weeks and attracting nearly 2, competitors, housed in temporary camps set up across the common.
By the s, however, the power and range of rifles had advanced to the extent that shooting in an increasingly populated area was no longer considered safe.
Wimbledon Village Stables is the oldest recorded riding stables in England. It offers horse-riding lessons and hacks on Wimbledon Common and in Richmond Park.
In the Rev. Daniel Lysons published The Environs of London: For many years Wimbledon Stadium hosted to Greyhound racing , as well as Stock car racing and Speedway.
Speedway began at Wimbledon Stadium in The local team, the "Dons" , was successful over the decades. The track re-opened in and the Dons operated in the top flight for many years.
In the s the track was home to two World Champions: Ronnie Moore and Barry Briggs. Greyhound racing and stock-car racing continue there. There is an active running club in Wimbledon called the Windmilers.
The club includes some top athletes as well as beginners. A Parkrun is held every Saturday morning at 9 am. The course starts and finishes at the Windmill.
Mullholland as the Wimbledon Theatre, on the site of a large house with spacious grounds. It opened on 26 December with the pantomime Jack and Jill.
The theatre was saved from redevelopment by the Ambassador Theatre Group in The golden statue on the dome depicts Laetitia , the Roman Goddess of Gaiety, and was an original fixture back in Laetitia is holding a laurel crown as a symbol of celebration.
The statue was removed during the Second World War , as it was thought to be a direction finder for German bombers. It was eventually replaced in The theatre contains two performance spaces — a seat main auditorium and a seat studio dedicated to early-year performances.
Polka also has a creative learning studio, a garden, an outdoor playground, indoor play area, exhibition spaces and a cafe.
It is a producing theatre, which also tours shows nationally and internationally, and provides a range of education and community engagement programmes for children as a registered charity  and an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.
Wimbledon was given as the site where the sixth Martian invasion cylinder landed in H. Each October thousands attend the Wimbledon BookFest, which has been running since Over 60 events are held around Wimbledon, including at the Big Tent on the Common.
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