After watching the various Tennis Opens throughout the world, it’s time to sit back and enjoy traditional lawn tennis in easy, elegant British style. Even if you can’t lounge around and sip champagne or feast on strawberries and cream, you can still appreciate The Championships, which take place from June 20 to July 3, 2011.
Along with the new Centre Court roof and 3D broadcasts, Wimbledon has another addition this year – a fascination with Twitter.
Top players, including Maria Sharapova, are obsessed with tweeting updates of their every move from their mobiles and laptops.
“The social media revolution has enabled us to have a more meaningful two-way dialogue with fans,” said Maria Sharapova, the most followed female athlete in the world. “I love the concept, as it makes it easy for fans to hear from us and talk to us.
Be sure to follow these sites and players to keep up with what’s happening at the tournament
@SerenaJWilliams: http://www.twitter.com/serenajwilliams (Serena Williams)
@VenusesWilliams: http://www.twitter.com/venuseswilliams (Venus Williams)
@CaroWozniacki: http://www.twitter.com/CaroWozniacki (Caroline Wozniacki)
@Jelena_Jankovic: http://www.twitter.com/jelena_jankovic (Jelena Jankovic)
@ClijstersKim: http://www.twitter.com/clijsterskim (Kim Clijsters)
@Vika7: http://www.twitter.com/vika7 (Victoria Azarenka)
@Justine_Henin: http://www.twitter.com/Justine_Henin (Justine Henin)
@AnneKeothavong: http://twitter.com/annekeothavong (Anne Keothavong)
@MirzaSania http://twitter.com/MirzaSania (Sania Mirza)
@LDavenport76http://twitter.com/LDavenport76 (Lindsey Davenport)
You can also become a fan of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour on facebook and receive daily facebook updates on tournaments, all your favorite players and more!
Still not enough? The All England Lawn Tennis Club presents the official iPhone app for Wimbledon 2010. Follow the action LIVE during the fortnight with the Wimbledon iPhone app and find scores, schedules, news and lots of info snippets on your fave Tennis celebs.