tennis served fresh

the evolution of tennis

The most prestigious tournament in tennis is about to kick off again as the top players around the world contest for prize money of £31,600,000. Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament having been founded back in 1877 and continuous to be the key targeted event for players on their yearly calendars. This year will be no different and with the continued stunning weather across the UK there is no doubt fans will be out in force attending the All England Lawn tennis club. So how has tennis changed over time from equipment and technique of players? Check out the infographic to find this out and leave your comments below on who you think will win the title at Wimbledon.

The favourite going in will again be Swiss legend Roger Federer who is the most successful player at Wimbledon and is regarded by many as the greatest in the history of the sport. The Wimbledon betting makes him 8/5 ahead of Djokovic at 11/2 and the current world number one Nadal at 8/1. There is no doubt he is the one to beat as he looks to further enhance his unrivalled record of eight singles titles at the mecca of tennis.