Wimbledon 2018 Highlights | Winner, History & Main Events | Interesting Facts for RRB, Bank & SSC
Press the bell icon to never miss a video from Testbook.com Hello friends and welcome to this video Today we’ll talk about the World’s most famoust Tennis Tournament, Wimbledon. But before going further tell us in the comments section, Whom did Novak Djokovic defeat to win the Wimbledon 2018. Now let’s know about Wimbledon. Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and also the most famous. This tournament is formally called The Championships, Wimbledon. The very first tournament was held in 1877. Since then all the tournaments have taken place in All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London. The Tournament takes place over 2 weeks in late June to early July. Initially women were not allowed to play in the Tournament. It wasn’t until 1884 that The All England club agreed to open up the tournament to both men and women. Wimbledon started gaining attention and became popular in 1889 . when William renshaw sparked a rise in public interest with the first of his seven consecutive Wimbledon victories. By 1990 it had become an international affair A few changes have occurred in this tournament since its beginning. A long term plan was revealed by The Club in 1993, intended to improve the quality of the event for the spectators, players, Officials and neighbours. Stage one (1994–1997) of the plan was completed in 1997 Stage two (1997–2009). with the extension of the West Stand of the Centre Court with 728 extra seats Stage three (2000–2011) has been completed with the construction of an entrance building A new retractable roof was built in time for the 2009 championships making the first time that rain did not stop play for a lengthy time on Centre Court. There are 5 main events in the Wimbledon 1. Gentlemen’s Singles which has 128 players 2. Ladies’ Singles which also has 128 players 3. Gentlemen’s Doubles which has 64 teams 4. Ladies’ Doubles which also has 64 teams 5. Mixed Doubles which has 48 teams Apart from the main events there are 4 Junior Events and 7 Invitation Events. Wimbledon 2018 ended on 16th July 2018. Novak Djokovic has won the Men’s Single’s final, beating Kevin Anderson. Since the 2016 French Open Novak Djokovic has won his first Grand Slam title. The Ladies’ Singles Final was won by Angelique Kerber who beat Serena Williams. Mike Bryan with Jack Sock obtained victory over Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus at Wimbledon and won his 17th Grand Slam doubles title In the women’s doubles final, Barbora Krejcikovae. and Katerina Siniakova beat Nicole Melichar and Kveta Peschk. Here given was a little detail knowledge of Wimbledon and Wimbledon 2018. You can tell us how you liked the video in the comment section Please like this Video and Share it with your friends and don’t forget to subscribe the Testbook YouTube Channel. Click on the bell icon, if you haven’t done it already and thankyou for watching this Video.