For hunters of Wimbledon trivia

  • Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Jun 29, 2014 14:06 IST

Getting all Hawkish!
Rufus, a Harris Hawk a (medium-large bird of prey), visits the All England Club to keep away pigeons. It flies for one hour (9.00am to 10am) most mornings of the Championships before the gates open
The quantity of English strawberries supplied. It is arguably the largest single annual sporting catering operation in Europe
The number of balls used in the championship period. The balls are stored at 68 F (20 degrees celsius)
The number of roses 1988 doubles champ and Argentine sex symbol, Gabriela Sabatini received from an admirer at Wimbledon
£ 25 million
prize money for 2014. A player losing in the first round will make £27,000
The total number of people who visited the All England Club over 13 days of The Championships in 2013

From HT Brunch, June 29
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