The Wimbledon Championships begin at the end of June each year. The Championships are well over 100 years old and are the most famous of the 4 ‘Grand Slam’ events on the tennis calendar.
Once Wimbledon commences, much of the country is gripped by tennis-fever, with people spending numerous hours either watching tennis on TV or playing a game or two for themselves on the local courts. Thousands of fans will also make their way to London to experience the Wimbledon atmosphere first hand, along with the legendary prestige and excitement of the event.
MoneySupermarket has examined and researched some of the money-related aspects of the Wimbledon Championships. From the rising price of a punnet of strawberries to the extraordinary increase in prize money and profits over the years, our infographic has it all. We have also taken a look at how to visit Wimbledon on a budget, so that you won’t need to take out a loan in order to make the trip.