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2017 Wimbledon Championships
The 2017 WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS was a Grand Slam tennis tournament that took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London
Wimbledon, London
, United Kingdom. The main draw matches commenced on 3 July 2017 and concluded on 16 July 2017. Roger Federer
Roger Federer
won the Gentlemen's Singles title for a record eighth time. Garbiñe Muguruza won the Ladies' Singles title. The 2017 tournament was the 131st edition of the championships , the 50th in the Open Era and the third Grand Slam tournament of the year. It is played on grass courts, organised by the All England Lawn Tennis Club and the International Tennis Federation and is part of the ATP World Tour , the WTA Tour , the ITF Junior tour and the NEC Tour. Andy Murray was the defending champion in the Gentlemen's singles but lost to Sam Querrey
Sam Querrey
in the quarter-finals
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Grand Slam (tennis)
The GRAND SLAM tournaments, also called MAJORS, are the four most important annual tennis events. They offer the most ranking points, prize money, public and media attention, the greatest strength and size of field, and greater number of "best of" sets for men. The Grand Slam itinerary consists of the Australian Open in mid January, the French Open in May and June, Wimbledon in July, and the US Open in August and September. Each tournament is played over a period of two weeks. The Australian and United States
United States
tournaments are played on hard courts , the French on clay , and Wimbledon on grass . Wimbledon is the oldest, founded in 1877, followed by the US in 1881, the French in 1891, and the Australian in 1905. However, of these four, only Wimbledon was a major before 1924–25, when all four became designated Grand Slam tournaments
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Grass Court
A GRASS COURT is one of the four different types of tennis court on which the sport of tennis , originally known as "lawn tennis", is played. Grass
Grass
courts are made of grasses in different compositions depending on the tournament. Although grass courts are more traditional than other types of tennis courts, maintenance costs of grass courts are higher than those of hard courts and clay courts. Grass
Grass
courts (in the absence of suitable covers) must be left for the day if rain appears, as the grass becomes very slippery when wet. Grass
Grass
courts are most common in Britain , although the Northeastern United States
United States
also has some private grass courts
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SW Postcode Area
POSTCODE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES: Google Template:Attached KML/SW postcode area KML is from Wikidata LONDON SW POSTCODE AREA SW POSTCODE AREA SW POSTCODE AREA NAME London SW POST TOWNS 1 POSTCODE DISTRICTS 29 POSTCODE SECTORS 139 POSTCODES (LIVE) 21,046 POSTCODES (TOTAL) 34,726 Statistics as at February 2012 The SW (SOUTH WESTERN AND BATTERSEA) POSTCODE AREA, also known as the LONDON SW POSTCODE AREA, is a group of postcode districts covering part of southwest London , England. The area originates from the South Western (SW1–SW10) and Battersea (SW11–SW20) districts of the London post town. CONTENTS* 1 Postal administration * 1.1 List of postcode districts * 1.2 SW1 * 2 Boundaries * 3 Map * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links POSTAL ADMINISTRATIONThe postcode area originated in 1857 as the SW district
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Wimbledon, London
WIMBLEDON /ˈwɪmbəldən/ is a district of southwest London
London
, England, 7.1 miles (11.4 km) south-west of the centre of London
London
at Charing Cross
Charing Cross
, in the London Borough of Merton , south of Wandsworth , northeast of New Malden , northwest of Mitcham , west of Streatham and north of Sutton . Wimbledon had a population of 68,187 in 2011 which includes the electoral wards of Abbey, Dundonald, Hillside, Trinity, Village, Raynes Park
Raynes Park
and Wimbledon Park. It is home to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships and New Wimbledon Theatre , and contains Wimbledon Common , one of the largest areas of common land in London
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London
LONDON /ˈlʌndən/ ( listen ) is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom . Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain , London has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans , who named it _ Londinium _. London's ancient core, the City of London
City of London
, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries. Since at least the 19th century, "London" has also referred to the metropolis around this core, historically split between Middlesex , Essex , Surrey , Kent , and Hertfordshire , which today largely makes up Greater London
Greater London
, a region governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly
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United Kingdom
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, commonly known as the UNITED KINGDOM (UK) or BRITAIN, is a sovereign country in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland , the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
includes the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland
Ireland
and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
is the only part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
that shares a land border with another sovereign state‍—‌the Republic of Ireland
Ireland

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All England Lawn Tennis And Croquet Club
The ALL ENGLAND LAWN TENNIS AND CROQUET CLUB, also known as the ALL ENGLAND CLUB, based at Church Road, Wimbledon , London, England, is a private members\' club . It is best known as the venue for the Wimbledon Championships , the only Grand Slam tennis event still held on grass . Initially an amateur event that occupied club members and their friends for a few days each summer, the championships have become far more prominent than the club itself. However, it still operates as a members' tennis club, with all courts in use all year round. The club has 375 full members, about 100 temporary playing members, and a number of honorary members, including past Wimbledon singles champions and people who have rendered distinguished service to the game. To become a full or temporary member, an applicant must obtain letters of support from four existing full members, two of whom must have known the applicant for at least three years. The name is then added to the Candidates' List
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2017 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles
Andy Murray
Andy Murray
was the defending champion, but lost to Sam Querrey
Sam Querrey
in the quarterfinals. Despite his loss, Murray retained the ATP No. 1 singles ranking at the end of the tournament, as Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal
, Stan Wawrinka , and Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
all failed to gain enough ranking points to surpass him. Roger Federer
Roger Federer
achieved his unprecedented eighth Wimbledon Gentleman's Singles Title and 19th Grand Slam men's singles title, defeating Marin Čilić in the final, 6–3, 6–1, 6–4. Federer thus became the only player to win the Gentleman's singles title eight times, surpassing Pete Sampras and William Renshaw who had won it seven times who he had equalled in 2012. as well as only the second man in the Open era, after Björn Borg
Björn Borg
in 1976 , to win Wimbledon without losing a set
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Switzerland
SWITZERLAND (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/ ), officially the SWISS CONFEDERATION, is a federal republic in Europe
Europe
. It consists of 26 cantons , and the city of Bern
Bern
is the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in western -Central Europe
Europe
, and is bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east
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Roger Federer
US$ 107,309,145 * 2nd all-time leader in earnings OFFICIAL WEBSITE rogerfederer.com SINGLES CAREER RECORD 1111–247 (81.81%) CAREER TITLES 93 (3rd in the Open Era ) HIGHEST RANKING No. 1 (2 February 2004) CURRENT RANKING No. 3 (31 July 2017) GRAND SLAM SINGLES RESULTS AUSTRALIAN OPEN W (2004 , 2006 , 2007 , 2010 , 2017 ) FRENCH OPEN W (2009 ) WIMBLEDON W (2003 , 2004 , 2005 , 2006 , 2007 , 2009 , 2012 , 2017 ) US OPEN W (2004 , 2005 , 2006 , 2007 , 2008 ) OTHER TOURNAMENTS TOUR FINALS W (2003 , 2004 , 2006 , 2007 , 2010 , 2011 ) OLYMPIC GAMES F (2012 ) DOUBLES CAREER RECORD 129–89 (59.17%) CAREER TITLES 8 HIGHEST RANKING No
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2017 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles
Serena Williams
Serena Williams
was the two-time defending champion, but did not defend her title because of pregnancy . Garbiñe Muguruza won her second Grand Slam singles title, defeating Venus Williams in the final, 7–5, 6–0. Muguruza became the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon after Conchita Martínez
Conchita Martínez
in 1994 . Muguruza also became the first player to defeat both Williams sisters in Grand Slams singles finals. Williams was the oldest player to reach the final since Martina Navratilova , also in 1994, and played her 100th singles match at Wimbledon when she defeated Jeļena Ostapenko in the quarterfinals. Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the semifinals since Virginia Wade in 1978 , and Magdaléna Rybáriková became the first Slovak woman to reach the semifinals at Wimbledon
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Spain
Coordinates : 40°N 4°W / 40°N 4°W / 40; -4 Kingdom of Spain _Reino de España_ (Spanish ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Plus Ultra " (Latin ) "Further Beyond" ANTHEM: " Marcha Real
Marcha Real
" (Spanish ) "Royal March" Location of Spain (dark green) – in Europe
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Garbiñe Muguruza
GARBIñE MUGURUZA BLANCO (Spanish pronunciation: ; born 8 October 1993) is a Spanish - Venezuelan
Venezuelan
tennis player and former world No. 1 who is currently ranked No. 2 in singles by the Women\'s Tennis Association (WTA). Since turning professional in 2012, she has won five singles titles, including two majors at the 2016 French Open
French Open
and the 2017 Wimbledon Championships
2017 Wimbledon Championships
. Equipped with powerful groundstrokes and an aggressive game style, Muguruza first came into prominence by reaching the last 16 of the 2014 Australian Open
Australian Open
, where she scored an upset over former world No. 1, Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline Wozniacki
, en route. She then defeated Serena Williams
Serena Williams
in the second round of the French Open
French Open
that same year, beating the then-world No
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2017 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles
Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Pierre-Hugues Herbert
and Nicolas Mahut were the defending champions, but lost in the second round to Jay Clarke and Marcus Willis . Łukasz Kubot
Łukasz Kubot
and Marcelo Melo won the title, defeating Oliver Marach and Mate Pavić in the final, 5–7, 7–5, 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 13–11. Melo also regained the ATP no. 1 doubles ranking after he and Kubot defeated Henri Kontinen (the incumbent no. 1 player) and John Peers in the semifinals. CONTENTS * 1 Seeds * 2 Qualifying * 3 Draw * 3.1 Key * 3.2 Finals * 3.3 Top half * 3.3.1 Section 1 * 3.3.2 Section 2 * 3.4 Bottom half * 3.4.1 Section 3 * 3.4.2 Section 4 * 4 References * 5 External links SEEDS 01 . Henri Kontinen / John Peers (Semifinals) 02
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Poland
Coordinates : 52°N 20°E / 52°N 20°E / 52; 20 Republic of Poland _ Rzeczpospolita Polska_ (Polish ) _ Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: Mazurek Dąbrowskiego _ _ Poland Is Not Yet Lost_ Location of Poland (dark green) – in Europe
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