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Qualifying begins: 26 June

The Draw: 30 June

Pre-event Press Conferences: 1 & 2 July

Order of Play: 2 July

Championships begin: 3 July

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Monday, 17 July 2017 12:00 PM BST
The Fortnight 2017 in numbers
As The Championships draw to a close, Wimbledon.com relives the last two weeks in numbers READ MORE

Every time Roger Federer steps on to a tennis court he brings with him a flurry of statistics and Wimbledon 2017 was no different. As Wimbledon.com looks back on a Fortnight of numbers, there is only one place to start...with the new champion.

8
Born on the 8th day of the 8th month, winning his 8th title at Wimbledon with his 8th ace of the match on his 8th meeting with Marin Cilic, losing just 8 games in the final


11
The record number of times he has reached the final here


35
Years and 342 days of age makes Federer the oldest man in the Open era to win the men's singles title at Wimbledon

9
Straight games won, which took new Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza from two set points down against Venus Williams in the final to becoming the second Spaniard to lift the Venus Rosewater Dish

12m
People who watched Man in Skirt video. The 7.2m viewers in 24 hours beat Rafael Nadal's kangaroo jump into a beam, which attracted 5.5m viewers over the same period

1
Karolina Pliskova takes over from Angelique Kerber as women's world No.1

399
The number of points in the epic between Aljaz Bedene and Ivo Karlovic in the first round, which saw just one break of serve - in the 62nd game of Bedene's 6-7(7), 7-6(6), 7-6(9), 6-7(9), 8-6 win

1937
Wimbledon was first televised 80 years ago this year

13
Turned out to be unlucky for defending wheelchair men's singles champion Gordon Reid*, who failed in securing his No.13 lucky locker and then lost in the first round against Sweden’s Stefan Olsson 

* Reid had some consolation when he won the doubles with Alfie Hewett

 


7.4m
Who said the women are less box office than the men? Johanna Konta's ladies' singles quarter-final win against Simona Halep attracted a huge TV audience, the biggest to date

2009
Sam Querrey became the first male American to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam since Andy Roddick eight years ago

4
Aces high - Gilles Muller whacked down four unbeatable serves on the way to beating Aljaz Bedene - a simply perfect game

48
The Wimbledon Library is a hive of activity with one of the tasks collecting newspaper cuttings of The Championships. So two boxes of 24 glue sticks are ordered in for The Fortnight

4
Fourmidable pair Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji, undisputed queens of wheelchair doubles, make it four titles in a row here

34
Longest rally in the men's singles, between Rafael Nadal and John Millman in the first round
29
Longest rally in the ladies' singles, between Vavara Lepchenko and Polona Hercog in the second round

37
Venus Williams may have failed to win her sixth Wimbledon title but, three years away from her 40th birthday, she was still the oldest Grand Slam finalist since Martina Navratilova, also at Wimbledon, in 1994

 

100
Venus made it a century of singles matches here as she beat Jelena Ostapenko in the quarter-finals
8
The gap between her last appearance in the ladies' singles final in 2009 and this year

50
Half a century ago, in 1967, eight of the world's top professionals were invited to compete in the Wimbledon Pro. One year later, they were back for the first Championships in the Open era, making this the 50th edition

35
Johanna Konta topped the ladies' aces count
139
Sam Querrey topped the men's aces count

MCILIC
According to the host of TV show Pointless, Richard Osman, Marin Cilic is the only Wimbledon finalist with a name made up entirely of Roman numerals...114999 apparently

And finally, nothing is ever left to chance at the All England Club...

8
millimetres - the height of the grass on court and, appropriately, we sign off where we started, with the number 8
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