Wimbledon 2015: All the facts and figures

In 2014, male tennis players had a 28 per cent success rate with Hawk Eye; women had 25.7 per cent success

Kiran Moodley
Monday 22 June 2015 12:57 BST
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Summer may officially begin at the start of June, but it's the end of the month that really indicates the start of the sunny holidays: Wimbledon.

Beginning on June 29 and lasting until July 12, the most prestigious of tennis' grand slams brings with it so much more than just the game: the history, the queues, the mounds, the strawberries, the Pimms and Sue Barker.

As Britons prepare to cheer on Andy Murray, hoping for another repeat of 2013 while also understanding that disappointment at Wimbledon is as British as afternoon tea, how much knowledge do you have of this great Grand Slam?

Did you know that Wimbledon wild card and favourite Goran Ivanisevic holds the record for the most number of aces in one year, with 212 in 2001 when he won the trophy? Do you know how many balls are used during the Championships and at what temperature they are stored?

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