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Tuesday, 15 July 2014
12:16 PM BST

Passing shots from Wimbledon 2014

A selection of facts and figures from The Championships 2014...

Aces - Most

  • Men: 164 – Milos Raonic (from six matches).
  • Ladies: 42 – Petra Kvitova (from seven matches).

Attendance

  • Attendance – 491,084

Catering

  • 350,000 cups of tea/coffee.
  • 230,000 glasses of Pimm’s.
  • 150,000 bottles of water.
  • 142,000 portions of strawberries.
  • 60,000 portions of ice cream.
  • 28,000 bottles of champagne.
  • 15,000 bananas (for players) 

Champions 2014

  • Gentlemen’s Singles                                             Novak Djokovic
  • Ladies’ Singles                                                      Petra Kvitova
  • Gentlemen’s Doubles                                           Vasek Pospisil & Jack Sock
  • Ladies’ Doubles                                                     Sara Errani & Roberta Vinci
  • Mixed Doubles                                                      Nenad Zimonjic & Samantha Stosur
  • Boys’ Singles                                                        Noah Rubin
  • Girls’ Singles                                                         Jelena Ostapenko
  • Boys’ Doubles                                                       Orlando Luz & Marcelo Zormann
  • Girls’ Doubles                                                        Tami Grende & Qiu Yu Ye
  • Gentlemen’s Wheelchair Doubles                        Stephane Houdet & Shingo Kunieda
  • Ladies’ Wheelchair Doubles                                 Yui Kamiji & Jordanne Whiley
  • Gentlemen’s Invitational Doubles                         Thomas Enqvist & Mark Philippoussis
  • Ladies’ Invitational Doubles                                  Jana Novotna & Barbara Schett
  • Gentlemen’s Senior Invitational Doubles              Guy Forget & Cedric Pioline

Digital (initial observations)

  • Unique users  - 17.1m (19.6m in 2013, 16.9m in 2012)
  • Visits - 63m (+17% on 2013)
  • Page views - 473m (+9% on 2013)
  • Geography split in order of most trafficked: UK, US, Australia, Canada.
  • Mobile app downloads  (iPhone, Android and iPad) - 1.7m
  • Live @ Wimbledon TV- 1.3m streams
  • Wimbledon-hosted Russian service - 3m streams
  • YouTube - 8.9m views, 13.2m minutes watched during The Championships
  • Social media audience (Facebook, Twitter, Google +) - 4.5m (3m in 2013)
  • Bespoke social media feeds in Chinese (Tencent Weibo, Sina Weibo and WeChat), and geo-targeted content posted in Japanese on Facebook for the first time.
  • Platform-specific social media activations: #WelcomeBackAndy, #QueueSelfie, Hill v World and the Social Hill, Facebook Q&As, Instatour of the Grounds, Instabooth on the Grounds, Google + #mywimbledon photo campaign, Twitter mirror in the Queue, Live @ Wimbledon on YouTube.

Fastest Serve

  • Men: Jiri Vesely - 143 mph.
  • Ladies: Madison Keys - 123 mph.

Merchandise

The top selling items through 161,000 retail transactions in the Wimbledon Shop were:

  • 16,000 Men’s Championships Towel
  • 9,000 Women’s Championships Towel
  • 11,000 Mini Tennis Ball Keyring
  • 10,000 Twin pack wristbands
  • 10,000 Mini Umbrellas
  • 8,000 Yellow Midi Autograph Ball

Category Best Sellers

  • 45,000 units of Headwear
  • 37,000 T-shirts and polo shirts
  • 50,000 Towelling products
  • 90,000 Keyrings, magnets, accessories
  • 21,000 units of Confectionery

Ticket Resale

  • In the 60th anniversary of Ticket Resale scheme, total net income was £157,581.

Viewing Figures

UK

  • Novak Djokovic’s victory over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles final drew a peak audience of 10 million viewers. (BBC)
  • The Ladies’ Singles Final drew a peak audience of 3.1m viewers. (BBC)

US

  • ESPN’s broadcast of the Gentlemen’s Singles final drew an average of 1,894,000 homes and 2,456,000 viewers (P2+).
  • On Digital platforms the strongest day of the tournament was Friday, July 5, logging 16 million live minutes viewed across computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox and Apple TV.
  • Usage of the WatchESPN app on smartphones and tablets throughout the entire tournament was up 274 percent – nearly quadruple – in live minutes viewed. 

Australia

  • Channel Seven audience grew by 16% between 2014 and 2013, partly reflecting the increased number of Australian players in the draw this year. The Kyrgios QF attracted a viewing peak in Metropolitan and rural districts at just over 3.4m – the Gentlemen’s Singles final peaked at 2.5m and the total reach for The Championships was close to 7m.

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

Additions to the Museum’s unrivalled collection included:

  • Grigor Dimitrov’s kit.
  • Milos Raonic’s kit.
  • Petra Kvitova’s dress.
  • Eugenie Bouchard’s dress.