Category Archives: 2009 Championships

Best of 2009: Andy Roddick

Andy Roddick won a lot of new fans with his effort in the men’s final against Roger Federer and also how he handled defeat. But Roddick also won plenty of fans in the world media and beyond with his entertaining press conferences, here is a selection of his best answers.

Best of the 2009: 10 quotes of The Championships

A collection of some of the Wimbledon web team’s favourite quotes from the 2009 Championships, including Venus Williams on the perils of being tall and how Robin Soderling thinks he can beat Roger Federer.

Best of the 2009 blogs: Fashion

Wimbledon may have a “mostly white” clothing rule for players on court but that doesn’t impinge on individual style at The Championships – mostly for the better, sometimes for the worse.

Best of the Blogs: Postcard from Wimbledon

During the 2009 Championships, the Wimbledon website had three creative writers – Niall O’Sullivan, Roger Robinson and Nii Parkes writing poetryand prose on The Championships for the Postcard from Wimbledon blog. Here are some of the best entries on the blog:

Best of the 2009 Blogs: Tennis Shorts

Each day of the 2009 Championships we blogged about Wimbledon colour on and off the court in our ‘Tennis Shorts’ blog (click here to read all entries). Here are five of the best.

Wimbledon on Twitter 2009

Everybody was talking about Wimbledon during Wimbledon, at least on Twitter. ‘Wimbledon’ was consistently one of the top trending topics on the micro-blogging site for duration of the tournament. Even a misspelling of the Championships – ‘Wimbeldon’ – was one of the most tweeted words on men’s final day.This year the team at provided […]

Highlights of Junior Wimbledon 2009

Going into the 2009 Junior Wimbledon tournament, a lot of the pre-event talk was about 2008 girl’s champion, Laura Robson of Britain and whether she would be able to win two junior titles in a row. Her main opposition looked likely to be the player she defeated in the 2008 final, Noppawan Lertcheewakarn of Thailand.