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Stills From SW19: All The Small Things

No other tournament on the calendar embraces details like The Championships, Wimbledon, right down to their perfect strawberries - how many portions of them were consumed this year?

Published July 12, 2013 12:00

From the painting of the center tick...
From the painting of the center tick...
To preparing signs of the player names...
To preparing signs of the player names...
There are a lot of small things and details that bring perfection to Wimbledon every single year.
There are a lot of small things and details that bring perfection to Wimbledon every single year.
Rufus the hawk isn't really small, but he does scare player-distracting pigeons away from match courts.
Rufus the hawk isn't really small, but he does scare player-distracting pigeons away from match courts.
And hawks aren't the only animals helping prep the grounds - sniffer dogs do one last round of rounds.
And hawks aren't the only animals helping prep the grounds - sniffer dogs do one last round of rounds.
If there's one small thing everyone associates with Wimbledon, it's the strawberry...
If there's one small thing everyone associates with Wimbledon, it's the strawberry...
Little do people know the amount of preparation and selection it takes to put the best ones forth.
Little do people know the amount of preparation and selection it takes to put the best ones forth.
And not just strawberries - strawberries and cream.
And not just strawberries - strawberries and cream.
142,000 portions of strawberries were consumed during the Wimbledon fortnight this year.
142,000 portions of strawberries were consumed during the Wimbledon fortnight this year.
And with about 10 strawberries per portion, that's approaching a million and a half of them total...
And with about 10 strawberries per portion, that's approaching a million and a half of them total...
Another item popular with patrons and autograph seekers is the official tournament program.
Another item popular with patrons and autograph seekers is the official tournament program.
But eventually it's back to the match courts, and the new balls are of the utmost importance.
But eventually it's back to the match courts, and the new balls are of the utmost importance.
As are correct grass court shoes - for players, ballkids and linespeople alike.
As are correct grass court shoes - for players, ballkids and linespeople alike.
No other tournament on the tennis calendar embraces details like The Championships, Wimbledon.
No other tournament on the tennis calendar embraces details like The Championships, Wimbledon.
Right down to this...
Right down to this...
  • From the painting of the center tick...
  • To preparing signs of the player names...
  • There are a lot of small things and details that bring perfection to Wimbledon every single year.
  • Rufus the hawk isn't really small, but he does scare player-distracting pigeons away from match courts.
  • And hawks aren't the only animals helping prep the grounds - sniffer dogs do one last round of rounds.
  • If there's one small thing everyone associates with Wimbledon, it's the strawberry...
  • Little do people know the amount of preparation and selection it takes to put the best ones forth.
  • And not just strawberries - strawberries and cream.
  • 142,000 portions of strawberries were consumed during the Wimbledon fortnight this year.
  • And with about 10 strawberries per portion, that's approaching a million and a half of them total...
  • Another item popular with patrons and autograph seekers is the official tournament program.
  • But eventually it's back to the match courts, and the new balls are of the utmost importance.
  • As are correct grass court shoes - for players, ballkids and linespeople alike.
  • No other tournament on the tennis calendar embraces details like The Championships, Wimbledon.
  • Right down to this...
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