Wimbledon: Key stats from the oldest tennis tournament

Wimbledon key statistics

An overview of the 2015 tournament:

662 matches

54,250 balls

2000 racquets

250 ball boys & girls

Prize money for winning

2015: Men - £1.88 million; Women - £1.88 million

2010: Men - £1 million; Women - £1 million

2004: Men - £602,500; Women - £560,500

1998: Men - £435,000 Women - £391,500

1992: Men - £265,000 Women - £240,000

1986: Men - £140,000 Women - £126,000

1980: Men - £20,000 Women - £18,000

1974: Men - £10,000; Women - £700

1968: Men - £2000; Women: £750

Fastest Wimbledon serves of all time

Men: Taylor Dent, 148mph, 2010

Women: Venus Williams, 129mph, 2008

Food and drink

350,000 cups of tea and coffee

150,000 bottles of water

207,000 meals served

230,000 glasses of Pimm's

190,000 sandwiches

100,000 pints of draught beer and lager

15,000 bananas (for players)

60,000 portions of ice cream

28,000 bottles of champagne

In the media

600 press

2,450 broadcast personnel

200 photographers and photographic support staff

Spectators

Centre court: 15,000

Total: 39,000

Staff

Ball boys & girls: 250

Catering Staff: 1,800

Cleaners: 305

Groundsmen: 20

Left luggage: 30

Physiotherapists: 14

Security guards: 700

Stewards: 780

Umpires, Chair and Line: 350

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