The losers in the first round to receive the next edition of 45,000 pounds (more than 52.000 euro). Players who in 2011 in the first round were eliminated were 'only' 11.500 pounds, which is almost a quadrupling in the space of eight years. For the winners in the tournament is 2.35 million pounds (over 2.7 million) is ready. The champions received more than 100,000 euro more than last year.
Wimbledon also announced that the construction of the roof on Court 1 is finished. The tournament will be during the upcoming edition will still not use the schotklok, which prevents players too long to take the time for their service. According to the organization, it is likely that the schotklok in 2020 is used.
The famous grastoernooi starts on Monday 1 July. Last year, the titles at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club to the Serbian Novak Djokovic and the German Angelique Kerber.