The numbers game

Updated: 28 June 2008 09:48 IST

507 players representing 67 nations played 654 matches.

The numbers game

Most number of aces

Men: Andy Roddick (USA) served 84 aces

Women: Michaella Krajicek (NED) served 45 aces

Fastest Serve

Men: Andy Roddick (USA) - 144 mph

Women: Venus Williams (USA) - 126 mph

Players and matches

507 players representing 67 nations played 654 matches.

Racket Stringing

The Championships stringing team worked round the clock to string over 2,000 rackets comprising 60 per cent for men, 40 per cent for women. In total this adds up to over 40 miles of string. Roughly 65 per cent hybrid (gut and synthetic), 20 per cent gut and 10 per cent synthetic gut. The record time for stringing a racket at The Championships, without comprising quality, is 14 minutes.

Tennis Balls

Over 52,000 Slazenger balls used during the Fortnight.

(Courtesy: wimbledon.org)



Topics : Tennis Andy Roddick Lukas Dlouhy Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Maria Sharapova
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