Monthly Archives: August 2011

Tales from the Wimbledon groundstaff – August

Interspersed with several grass court tournaments and a lot of play for members, August sees the continued renovation of the grass courts at the All England Club. Head Groundsman designate Neil Stubley updates us on what’s been going on around the grounds… Grass court seminar “We had about 22 people here over two days to […]

Just another day in stats at SW19…

Our Australian visitors, David Steed and Rowena Rosales, who worked on the IBM statistics team for Wimbledon 2011, give us their take on a typical day working at The Championships…   8:00am Wake up. What, no Vegemite for breakfast!? A cup of tea will suffice (English Breakfast of course!). 10:00am Stroll through Wimbledon Park on […]