Totally Tennis coaches Ben Jubin and Shyam Vithlani were joined by fellow Totally Alumni and current players at Wimbledon last weekend. The players were there to play while this year’s ball boys and girls candidates practice their skills ahead of the start of this years Championships in early July.
Steph Catlin, Simon James, Ali Olrog and Alex Dawson all played with Rubin and Vithlani at the famous SW19 location. In her other role as manager of the Wimbledon Championships ball boys and girls (BBG’s), Queen Mary’s College (QMC) PE Teacher Goldson invited the coaches and players to participate in the training process.
Approximately 250 Ball Boys and Girls (BBGs) aged fifteen years work at The Championships, Wimbledon. Approximately 160 are selected from about 540 year 9 & 10 applicants and around 90 are chosen from about 160 ballboys/girls from previous years.
This year’s Championship starts on Monday 3rd July and will run until Sunday 16th July – for ticket information click here. You can buy premium tickets on the day of play by queuing for the on-day sale of tickets at the Gate 3 turnstiles. Tickets are sold strictly on the basis of one per person queuing and payment is by cash only.