Get ready! These are the changes of Wimbledon 2019

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The competition starts today, July the 1st, and for this edition, 44 million euros will be distributed, which translates into an increase of 11.8% compared to the 2018 version

Tennis match played at Wimbledon

Today started the 2019 edition of Wimbledon, and of course, every year, the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, presents news. On this occasion, it is an increase in the prize pool, exactly 11.8% compared to 2018, representing 38 million pounds, about 44 million euros. According to Eurosport.com, the prize that players who manage to contest the previous round by 10% were increased by 10%.

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For their part, the winners of the doubles modality will receive 14.2% more, mixed doubles 6.2% more and for the wheelchair tournaments, a great incentive of 47% more was agreed. As additional information, the event will be played on 18 tracks, with a total capacity of 42,000 spectators and with a retractable roof.

Other novelties point to the incorporation of the tiebreaker in the fifth set, since it is the most special tennis tournament, and allows a series of unique licenses. "The announced improvements reflect our confidence in the future," said Philipp Brook, president of All England at marketingregistrado.com.

In the same way, the remodeling was carried out in the changing rooms of the players, the museum building and the construction of a new building. Brook said that a strategy of continuous improvement has been implemented to keep Wimbledon at the top of the sport. They even built six new covered courts and underground parking for each one of the spectators.

This is the oldest and most prestigious competition in the world since it has been held since 1877. London will receive this elite tournament. According to whenpasa.com, the colors used in this tournament are dark green and purple. The clothing is required to be white.

The media mentioned that the male winner in singles will receive a silver trophy, while the female winner will have a tray. This will be the 133rd edition of the demanding event, and the organizers of this famous event are "All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club".

Read also: Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic: the winners of Wimbledon 2018

Who will win the jackpot?

Of course, the three great candidates to win the male tournament are Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Rafael Nadal. Meanwhile, the possible surprises are the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas and the German Alexander Zverev. Another call to note is the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, above great specialists in grass such as Marin Cilic and Milos Raonic.

Puntodebreak.com indicated that the defending champion, Novak Djokovic is the big favorite, for his ambition, while Roger Federer is very strong playing on grass. Apart from them, also emerges as an alternative, Rafael Nadal, who is one of the candidates for the conditions he has been showing in London.

The Iberian, Rafael Nadal, pointed out that the candidates to win are Federer and Djokovic, although there are others who have youth and thirst for victory. "I'll accept being three if they see it that way and I'll fight to try to win the matches that touch me. I'll have to play at my best level, "Nadal told Marca.com. The competition system could bring us in the semi-finals between Federer and Nadal, or Djokovic against Dominic Thiem.

As for women, the favorites are the Australian Ashleigh Barty, current No. 1 of the WTA, and American Serena Williams for her great hierarchy and experience.

The named means of communication announced the top 5 favorites to win the title of this competition in a new opportunity to succeed. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev, in that strict chronological order.


The Canadian racket, Bianca Andreescu, of a good start in 2019 after reaching the third stage at Australian Open and Roland Garros, will not participate in this competition thanks to an injury suffered in her right shoulder. Andreescu has left a pleasant impression after her triumph in Indian Wells against the defending champion, Angelique Kerber.

In this way, the Canadian of Romanian origin hopes to return to compete in the North American tour on cement. Another fact that can not be predicted so far is the unpredictable weather that occurs in England for this competition. The tennis fans are with great expectation to know what is going to happen and they are ready to see an excellent competition.


LatinAmerican Post | Daniel Cuevas

Translated from "Esta es la cantidad de dinero que se embolsillarán los ganadores del Wimbledon 2019"

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