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Wimbledon Tickets Mens Tennis Abroad

There are several ways that international tennis fans are able to purchase tickets for The Championships.

Here's what you need to know:

Overseas Tennis Federations and Associations

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) allocate some tickets to overseas tennis federations and associations, for distribution to their affiliated clubs. Clubs then allocate these tickets to their members, often with a lottery system.

For overseas club members, this may be a route to acquiring tickets for The Championships for overseas tennis club members and players.

The AELTC Overseas Ballot

The AELTC administers an Overseas Ballot for overseas residents. This ballot is completely separate from the UK Public Ballot. As with the UK Ballot, the Overseas Ballot it is a lottery - meaning there is no guarantee of getting a ticket.

It is not possible to request tickets for specific days or courts.

Key points of the Overseas Ballot are:

  • Only one application per household is permitted 
  • Applications must include a permanent residential address
  • You can apply for a single ticket or pair of tickets
  • Successful applicants will be offered a pair of tickets for one day of play, on either Centre Court, No. 1 Court, No. 2 Court or No. 3 Court.
  • As with UK Public Ballot, Overseas Ballot tickets cannot be sold, transferred or advertised for sale or transfer.

Will there be an Overseas Ballot for the 2022 Championships?

No. The Championships were cancelled in 2020 and the AELTC decided to offer all successful paid applicants the same tickets for the 2021 Championships. As a result, there was no Overseas Ballot for 2021.

As a result of ongoing uncertainty about COVID restrictions, Wimbledon rolled the 2020 Ballot tickets over to the 2022 Tournament. There will, therefore, be no Overseas Ballot for 2022.

The Overseas Ballot application process is online and has 2 stages:

  1. The first stage is registration. (In 2020 the registration period was from September 9 to October 21.)
  2. The second step is the application (In 2020 the application window opened on November 1 and closed on November 30. Successful applicants were notified via email between the end of January and end of March 2020.)

We would expect similar timeframes for the 2023 Overseas Ballot with applications to be made by end of November 2022 and successful applicants notified by March 2023.

Wimbledon Debenture Tickets

Wimbledon Debenture Tickets are the most sought after seats  on Centre Court or No.1 Court. Debenture seats on Centre Court are located in the middle ring - in line with the Royal Box.

Debenture Tickets also allow the holder to access the exclusive bars, restaurants and lounges - offering the finest cuisine at the Tournament.

Debenture Tickets are the the only legally transferable Wimbledon  tickets. Debenture Holders often sell their unwanted tickets to private buyers. either directly or through brokers.

Although local laws prohibit residents of some countries from owning a Wimbledon Debenture (including the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan and South Africa), residents of these countries can buy Debenture Tickets.

Read more: Wimbledon Debentures & Debenture Tickets - What's the difference?

Buy Wimbledon Debenture Tickets through Green & Purple

Many of our clients are overseas buyers and sellers of Wimbledon Debenture Tickets. We currently have Wimbledon Debenture Tickets available to buy for Centre Court and No.1 Court, for every day of the 2022 Championships.

To get the ball rolling:

Green & Purple client benefits: Travel pass for travel to and from Wimbledon, Assistance with dining reservations in Debenture restaurants, Specialist team on hand to discuss queries or advice.

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