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Wimbledon Court Seats

The Wimbledon Championships is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is one of the four international Grand Slam Tournaments.

The Championships were founded in 1877 and have been held at the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) Wimbledon Grounds from the outset.

Over the years, the Wimbledon Grounds have expanded considerably. There is now a total of 19 Grass Show Courts, including Centre Court and Courts 1-19 (There is no Court 13).

Seating capacity

Show Court Spectator Seating Capacity
Centre Court 14,979
No.1 Court 12,345
No.2 Court 4,000
No.3 Court 2,000
Court 12 1,736
Court 18 782

Are all seats available to the public to buy?

3,520 seats on Centre and No.1 Courts are reserved for Wimbledon Debenture Ticket holders.  Additional seats are reserved for official hospitality providers.

The Royal Box on Centre Court has 74 seats. Access to the Royal Box is by invitation only and, officially, the box is for the "entertainment of friends and guests of Wimbledon".

A further allocation of tickets are distributed to hospitality providers and local tennis clubs. 

Further tickets are held in reserve for tennis fans prepared to join the Wimbledon Queue, as follows:

Show Court Tickets available
Centre Court 500
No.1 Court 500
No.2 Court 500

The remaining tickets are made available to the Public Ballot and Overseas Ballot. (there will not be a Public Ballot for the 2022 Championships).

In addition there will also be a few thousand Ground Passes available.

All tickets for the last 4 days on Centre Court are sold in advance.

All seats for the courts 3 to 18 are unreserved and are available for members of the public who have queued and purchased a Ground Pass for the day’s play.

Standing room is also available on the Outside Courts. Ground Pass holders also have access to 'Henman Hill' (AKA 'Murray Mound', 'Radukanu Rise' etc).

How do the Wimbledon courts compare with the other Grand Slam events?

The other Grand Slam events are the French Open, the US Open and the Australian Open.

Wimbledon is the only tournament that is played on grass. The US Open and Australian Open are both played on hard courts. The French Open is played on clay

The seating capacity on Centre Court is approximately 15,000 seats -  similar to the main courts at the French Open and the Australian Open. The Arthur Ashe stadium at the US Open is the largest Grand Slam main court, with a seating capacity of nearly 24,000.

Secure your place at the 2024 Championships now

We currently have Wimbledon Debenture Tickets available to buy for Centre Court and No.1 Court, for every day of the 2024 Championships.

To get the ball rolling:

Wimbledon testimonal

We had a great time on Saturday

"Just wanted to let you know that we had a great time on Saturday and that it all went smoothly. I didn't realise it was better than making a booking in a restaurant, but even then we were very lucky to get a beautiful table for 6 at the Wingfield restaurant. It was the only one available! Thanks for helping me organise this nice day with the family and let's stay in touch for future years."

Gabriel Buteler

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