Gearing up for Wimbledon

Updated Jun 23, 2013 10:13pm
Groundsmen make final preparations on the outside courts backdropped by Centre Court, for the start of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London. -Photo by AP
Groundsmen make final preparations on the outside courts backdropped by Centre Court, for the start of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London. -Photo by AP
Black silk, lined with white silk bordered with green silk three inches broad, and showing three inches of green silk at the front of the neckband. -Photo by AFP
Black silk, lined with white silk bordered with green silk three inches broad, and showing three inches of green silk at the front of the neckband. -Photo by AFP
Switzerland's Roger Federer (L) and Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro (R) leave after a training session. -Photo by AFP
Switzerland's Roger Federer (L) and Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro (R) leave after a training session. -Photo by AFP
Fernando Verdasco of Spain (R) jokes with compatriot Rafael Nadal  during a practice session. -Photo by Reuters
Fernando Verdasco of Spain (R) jokes with compatriot Rafael Nadal during a practice session. -Photo by Reuters
A ground staff mows the grass on a court at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon. -Photo by AFP
A ground staff mows the grass on a court at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon. -Photo by AFP
Serbia's Novak Djokovic works out during a training session. -Photo by AFP
Serbia's Novak Djokovic works out during a training session. -Photo by AFP
Britain's Andy Murray plays a shot on the practice court. -Photo by AFP
Britain's Andy Murray plays a shot on the practice court. -Photo by AFP
Maria Sharapova of Russia serves during a practice session. -Photo by Reuters
Maria Sharapova of Russia serves during a practice session. -Photo by Reuters
US player Serena Williams attends a press conference at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon. -Photo by AFP
US player Serena Williams attends a press conference at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon. -Photo by AFP

Ground staff are busy making preparations as the players are attend practice sessions at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London for the tournament getting underway on June 24.


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