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Serena Williams was the winner of the Ladies' Singles in 2016. It was her twenty-second Grand Slam Women's Singles title and her seventh title at Wimbledon in singles, and fourteenth title at Wimbledon.

Keep track of all the latest results from the men's and women's singles from Wimbledon. Stick with Sportsmail for the best coverage from the All England Club.

Carole, 61, recycled an old Jaeger dress that she first wore to Prince George's first birthday as she joined her husband Michael and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall in the Royal Box at Wimbledon.

Andy Murray won his second Wimbledon championship on July 10 But the 29-year-old's big achievement is partly down his baby daughter, Sophia Olivia, born last February.

Pixie Lott arrived on the arms of her model beau Oliver Cheshire during the Wimbledon Championships on Sunday.

Players are admitted to the junior tournaments upon the recommendations of their national tennis associations, on their International Tennis Federation world rankings and, in the case of the singles events, on the basis of a qualifying competition. The Committee of Management determines which players may enter the four invitational events.

The 28-gear-old wore an embellished gold dress with lace detailing to support Andy in the final against sixth seed Milos Raonic. Jenny Packham is one of Kim's favourite designers.

Forty years ago, Bjorn Borg won his first Wimbledon men's title, aged 20, to start a run of five wins in a row that would turn him into a legend. His calm persona saw him dubbed Ice Man.

Prince William told Wimbledon champion Andy Murray that the fact his five-month-old daughter Sophie had slept for the last three nights was a 'good omen' for him beating Milos Raonic.

The runner-up in each event receives an inscribed silver plate. The trophies are usually presented by the President of the All England Club, The Duke of Kent.[67]

KIERAN GILL: She had just become a Wimbledon champion but that did not stop Heather Watson from getting ID'd on her night out with Andy Murray – only to realise she had no proof of age.

CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA: Her pitch-perfect delivery has given ex-BBC broadcaster Allis Moss her best chance of avoiding what has cursed the official Wimbledon announcer.

For the 2011 Wimbledon Championships it was announced that the total prize money would be £14,600,000, an increase of 6.4% from 2010. Both male and female singles champions prize money also increased to £1,100,000, a rise of 10% since the previous year.[76]

Wimbledon consists of five main events, five junior events and five invitation events.[15]

The 38-year-old actor was suited and booted for the day out while Frances was certainly dressed to impress as she slipped into a sensational pink coordinate for the outing

It's been an amazing few days for Serena Williams. She won her 22nd Grand Slam title at Wimbledon - her seventh victory at the All England Club on Saturday. Now she wants some relaxation time.

Greeting the 29-year-old Scot with a playful show of deference, the Star Trek: Into Darkness star, 39, gave a short bow as Andy came face-to-face with the tinsel town thespian.

MIKE DICKSON AT WIMBLEDON: Andy Murray etched his name even further into British sporting history when he joined the true elite of tennis by winning a second Wimbledon title.

The BBC's opening theme music for Wimbledon was composed by Keith Mansfield and is titled "Light and Tuneful". A piece titled "A Sporting Occasion" is the traditional closing theme, though nowadays coverage typically ends either with a montage set to a popular song or with no music at all. Mansfield also composed the piece "World Champion", used by NBC during intervals (change-overs, set breaks, etc.) and at the close of broadcasts throughout the tournament.

For the 2010 Championships, the total prize money increased to £13,725,000, and the singles champions received £1,000,000 each.

Andy Murray, the 2016 Wimbledon champion, attends the Wimbledon Champions Dinner at the Guild Hall on Sunday.

Prize money was first awarded in 1968, the year that professional players were allowed to compete in the Championships for the first time. Total prize money was £26,150; the winner of the men's title earned £2,000 while the women's singles champion earned £750.[69][70]

Andy Murray was the winner of the Gentlemen's Singles in 2016. It was his third Grand Slam Men's Singles title and his second Wimbledon title, following his victory in 2013.

In most of Latin America, Wimbledon airs on ESPN, as the other Grand Slam tournaments. In Brazil, SporTV has exclusive rights to the broadcast.

The five junior events and the number of players or teams are:

Andy Murray's stunning victory over Canadian Milos Raonic - which won him his second Wimbledon title - has finally given the country something to cheer about, writes Max Hastings.

Reid produced a commanding display to beat Olsson and win Wimbledon's inaugural men's wheelchair singles championship.

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club is a private club founded on 23 July 1868, originally as "The All England Croquet Club". Its first ground was off Worple Road, Wimbledon.[7]

At 2.40pm on Day Seven (Monday 28 June) of the 2010 Championships, the one-millionth numbered Wimbledon queue card was handed out to Rose Stanley from South Africa.[53][54]

Reid became Wimbledon’s first wheelchair men’s singles winner by beating Sweden’s Stefan Olsson 6-1, 6-4. Yet the night before he was forced to leave his hotel as party-goers prevented him sleeping.

Serena Williams stunned at the Champions' Dinner at London's imposing Guildhall on Sunday evening, just a day after her dramatic triumph over Angelique Kerber.

Heather Watson won the Mixed Doubles event with Henri Kontinen in 2016. It was her first senior Grand Slam title and she was the first British woman since Jo Durie in 1987 to win the Wimbledon Mixed Doubles title.

Since 2015, the championships have begun one week later than in previous years, extending the gap between the tournament and the French Open from two to three weeks.[18] Additionally the Stuttgart Open men's tournament converted to a grass surface and was rescheduled from July to June, extending the grass court season.

STUART FRASER AT WIMBLEDON: Ivan Lendl may be renowned for showing little emotion in the players’ box, but even ‘Old Stoneface’ admitted that he shed a tear after Andy Murray’s success.

The inaugural 1877 Wimbledon Championship opened on 9 July 1877. The Gentlemen's Singles was the only event held and was won by Spencer Gore, an old Harrovian rackets player, from a field of 22. About 200 spectators paid one shilling each to watch the final.[8]

Henri Kontinen is the Wimbledon Mixed Doubles champion with his partner, Heather Watson.

Prime Minister David Cameron brings his mother along to watch the Wimbledon final.

MIKE DICKSON: British junior tennis player Gabriella Taylor is in a stable condition and expected to recover to resume her career after falling seriously ill at Wimbledon.

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It's not just Andy Murray who has performed flawlessly at Wimbledon – his wife Kim has also shown true style. She has hardly put a foot wrong, writes Liz Jones.