The Wimbledon tennis tournament, known simply as the Championships, is one of Sports' Greatest Championships Since the first tournament in 1877, hundreds of thousands of people have followed the thirteen-day tournament. Now, young readers can learn about Wimbledon's history, the famous teams and players, the spectacular volleys, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.