[ US /ˈwɪmbəɫdən/ ]
  1. a suburb of London and the headquarters of the club where annual international tennis championships are played on grass courts
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How To Use Wimbledon In A Sentence

  • Two editions were broadcast on BBC2 to make way for BBC1's coverage of Wimbledon tennis.
  • Her Wimbledon victory was hailed as a triumph over adversity.
  • In 1974, Jimmy Connors, a strutting young braggart who used his racket like a cudgel, bludgeoned his way to the final of Wimbledon.
  • In 1988 I was fortunate enough to be at Wembley to watch unfancied Wimbledon's notable FA Cup Final victory against Liverpool.
  • The days when you could just hoof the ball up to a striker have long since gone; even Wimbledon don't play by these tactics any more.
  • David Whitehead, director of International 35s, a tennis circuit for ex-Grand Slam and Wimbledon players, organizes tailor-made tournaments.
  • A back injury forced her to withdraw from Wimbledon.
  • He first appeared at Wimbledon in 1972, winning the junior title, a lanky Swedish youth with a straggle of blond brown hair.
  • Federer was in the sort of form which took him to the Wimbledon title this year, with Blake staving off an amazing 19 out of 20 break-point opportunities, and surviving 10 deuces in one service game.
  • The Olympic testing programme has been unfurling with a quiet precision and understated efficiency since May, such that the number of events that have already taken place, from modern pentathlon to mountain biking, would probably surprise you apparently there was even a trial of Wimbledon as the Olympic tennis venue – it was called the All England Championships and won by a Novak Djokovic. Sebastian Coe must be running on Jedi mind control| Emma John
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