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Wimbledon Championship 2009 will be held from 22nd June 2009 to 5th July 2009. Read on to explore more on Wimbledon Tournament 2009.

Wimbledon 2009

Wimbledon is the name of one of the oldest as well as the most renowned tennis championships in the whole world. The only Grand Slam tennis tournament (out of four) to be played on grass courts till date, Wimbledon Championships came into being in the year 1877. In 2009, the 123rd edition of the Championship will be organized, at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, England. The third Grand Slam event of the year, Wimbledon 2009 will be held from 22nd June 2009 (Monday) onwards and come to an end on 5th July 2009 (Sunday).

Timings
For the games, the grounds will open at 10:30 am, every day. In case of Courts 2-19, the game will start at noon, at least in the first eight days of the championship. As for the rest of the days, the game will start on 11 am for the Junior matches on the middle Saturday and during the second week. In case of Centre and No.1 Courts, the game will start at 1 pm on all days, with the exception of the two final days i.e. 4th July and 5th July. On these days, the play on these courts will start at 2 pm. However, till the time the games start, the timings should be taken as provisional.

Dates
Date Event
Tuesday 9 June Wild Cards announced
Monday 15 June Qualifying starts
Wednesday 17 June Seedings announced
Thursday 18 June Qualifying ends
Friday 19 June Wimbledon Draw
Monday 22 June Wimbledon 2009 starts
Saturday 4 July Ladies' Singles Final
Sunday 5 July Men's Singles Final

Plays
  • Gentlemen's Singles (128 player draw)
  • Ladies' Singles (128 draw)
  • Gentlemen's Doubles (64 draw)
  • Ladies' Doubles (64 draw)
  • Mixed Doubles (48 draw)
  • Boys' Singles (64 draw)
  • Boys' Doubles (32 draw)
  • Girls' Singles (64 draw)
  • Girls' Doubles (32 draw)
  • Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles (8 pairs Round Robin)
  • Senior Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles (8 pairs Round Robin)
  • Ladies' Invitation Doubles (8 pairs Round Robin)
  • Gentlemen's Wheelchair Doubles (4 pairs)
Seeded Players
Men's Singles Women's Singles
Rafael Nadal Dinara Safina
Roger Federer Serena Williams
Andy Murray Venus Williams
Novak Djokovic Elena Dementieva
Juan Martín del Potro Svetlana Kuznetsova
Andy Roddick Jelena Janković
Fernando Verdasco Vera Zvonareva
Gilles Simon Victoria Azarenka
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Caroline Wozniacki
Fernando González Nadia Petrova
Marin Čilić Agnieszka Radwańska
Nikolay Davydenko Marion Bartoli
Robin Söderling Ana Ivanović
Gaël Monfils Dominika Cibulková
Marat Safin Flavia Pennetta
Tommy Robredo Jie Zheng
David Ferrer Amélie Mauresmo
James Blake Samantha Stosur
Rainer Schüttler Na Li
Stanislas Wawrinka Anabel Medina Garrigues
Tomáš Berdych Patty Schnyder
Feliciano López Alizé Cornet
Ivo Karlović Aleksandra Wozniak
Radek Štěpánek Maria Sharapova
Dmitry Tursunov Kaia Kanepi
Jürgen Melzer Virginie Razzano
Philipp Kohlschreiber Alisa Kleybanova
Mardy Fish Sorana Cîrstea
Igor Andreev Sybille Bammer
Viktor Troicki Ágnes Szávay
Victor Hănescu Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Albert Montañés Anna Chakvetadze

Wildcard Entries

Singles
Men's Singles Wildcard Entries Women's Singles Wildcard Entries
Alex Bogdanovic Elena Baltacha
Grigor Dimitrov Kimiko Date Krumm
Daniel Evans Alexa Glatch
Juan Carlos Ferrero Michelle Larcher de Brito
Joshua Goodall Katie O'Brien
James Ward Laura Robson
Nicolas Mahut Melanie South
TBD Georgie Stoop

Doubles
Men's Doubles Wildcard Entries Women's Doubles Wildcard Entries
James Auckland / Joshua Goodall Elena Baltacha / Amanda Elliott
Alex Bogdanovic / James Ward Jade Curtis / Anna Smith
Jamie Delgado / Jonathan Marray Laura Robson / Georgie Stoop
Colin Fleming / Ken Skupski Jocelyn Rae / Melanie South
Michaël Llodra / Nicolas Mahut Naomi Cavaday / Katie O'Brien

Qualifying
Qualifying Men's Singles Wildcard Entries Qualifying Women's Singles Wildcard Entries
Richard Bloomfield Naomi Broady
Daniel Cox Naomi Cavaday
Taylor Dent Jade Curtis
Chris Eaton Amanda Elliot
Jonathan Marray Olivia Rogowska
Alexander Slabinsky Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
Daniel Smethurst Elizabeth Thomas
Bernard Tomic Emily Webley-Smith
Marcus Willis