WIMBLEDON Championships 2019 starts TODAY and the weather looks like it will be playing ball.
But will fans be able to eat strawberries and cream on Henman Hill in glorious sunshine or will a brolly be needed? Here’s the latest…
What’s the latest Wimbledon weather forecast?
The current weather forecast by Met Office predicts sunny weather with rays of sunshine peaking through each day.
All going well, the heat of the previous week is set subside and make playing and watching games more bearable.
Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkill told Sun Online: “We’ve got a fine week of weather ahead of us.
“There are going to be a lot of sunny spells starting tomorrow, and the weather is expected to stay bright and dry.
“Temperatures are expected to reach 22C at the beginning of next week and some days may even climb to 24C towards the end of the first week of the tournament.”
A lot can change weather-wise within the next two weeks so make sure you keep checking back on Sun Online for the latest weather updates.
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When does Wimbledon 2019 start?
This year’s tournament will as ever be held at the All England Club in SW19.
First round matches will get underway at 1pm on Monday, July 1 – TODAY.
After a fortnight of competition, things ends with the men’s final on Sunday, July 14.
How can I get tickets?
The ballot for tickets for Wimbledon 2019 has now closed.
But even if you’ve missed out, that doesn’t mean that you can’t take in the action for yourself.
Wimbledon remains one of the only major sporting events in the UK that still sells tickets on the day of play.
All you have to do is get down to the All England Club and, in true British style, get in the queue.
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A limited number of tickets are available daily for Centre Court, No.1 Court and No.2 Court – except for the last four days on Centre Court, when all are sold in advance.
Each day there are also several thousand ground passes available.
These allow the user unlimited access to the outside courts and cost just £25 throughout the opening week of the tournament.
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