Wimbledon and the AEGON Championships are two of England’s most popular tennis tournaments in the world but which is best suited to you?
Each tournament has distinct grounds from Wimbledon at The All England Tennis and Croquet Club to the AEGON Championships at The Queen’s Club. Each championship offers different bespoke experiences and atmospheres but for the truly savvy tennis enthusiast, both are essential dates in the social calendar. At Villiers, we have bespoke Wimbledon hospitality and AEGON Championships hospitality packages that will ensure a perfect day out for all tennis enthusiasts.
The All England Tennis and Croquet Club is one of the few grass courts left. Wimbledon’s grounds are kept to an impeccably high standard, including the grass being measured down to the centimetre. The same consistently exemplary standards of the facilities are echoed throughout the vast grounds of Wimbledon. Truly an exceptional setting that everyone must experience!
The Queen’s Club tennis courts are also grass. What the stadium loses in size it more than made up for with its quality and a unique sense of intimacy. The AEGON Championships at The Queen’s Club in Kensington will provide you with the quintessentially proper British experience. Roddick have even called The Queen’s Club “arguably the best in the world”.
Wimbledon’s Skyview Centre Court Suites will see you enjoy the best elements of outstanding hospitality. Each of the contemporary suites ooze innate value: located inside Centre Court with sweeping balconies from where you and your guests will receive first-class service. Soak up the panoramic views over London, whilst sipping from a perfectly chilled glass of vintage champagne in the glorious sunshine. Have every expectation exceeded with 2017 Wimbledon hospitality that features gourmet four-course lunches with perfectly paired wines.
The President’s Room at The Queen’s Club is the quintessential VIP tennis hospitality. The very definition of elegance and sophistication: this more traditionally designed venue offers the best of everything. With unparalleled views of the tennis courts, where you can see the tennis champions battle it out. This opulent surrounding provides the best of British hospitality: from sumptuous three-course lunches, copious amounts of the finest champagne and authentic afternoon teas.
Both Wimbledon and the AEGON Championships boast VIP hospitality that has something for everyone to enjoy. Both will create unforgettable experiences in luxury, so make sure you book your hospitality packages before it’s too late!
Wimbledon is frequented by royalty and celebrities alike, a distinguished audience encouraged by the features of the Royal Box and Royal Patronage. The quintessential apparel for Wimbledon tennis features the latest designer creations that are amazing to witness.
At the Queen’s Club, a sense of belonging and harmony is achieved by the intimacy of the grounds. Although, the AEGON Championships at The Queen’s Club does provide the glamour and luxurious nature of Wimbledon at its President’s Room hospitality facility. At Love Fifteen, a slightly informal form hospitality features a vibrant and enthusiastic experience.
608 of the greatest tennis players,and a few wildcards, descend on Wimbledon to compete over a two week period. Wimbledon hosts the most well-known names from: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, to Venus and Serena Williams and many more who will battle it out to lively crowds.
A key feature of the AEGON Championships is that it’s exclusively a male tournament. The AEGON Championships are played by many of the same key players as Wimbledon featuring the likes of: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic, Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios. Many players find the AEGON Championships the ideal practice for Wimbledon.
Wimbledon tennis is considered the oldest tennis tournament in world dating back to 1877. It’s considered the highest honour for any tennis player to be invited to play on these hallowed courts. To win the Wimbledon Grand Slam is a lifetime achievement that turns them from players into champions.
The AEGON Championships is renowned as one of the pinnacle tennis tournaments throughout the world and voted the ATP World Tour 500: Tournament of the Year. Players have also voted the AEGON Championships as the best tournament in its category, providing tennis enthusiasts the experience of seeing tennis athletes battle it out.
At Villiers, we know both these championships offer unrivalled tennis and spectacular hospitality that will see you want for nothing. Get in touch with our team to discuss which would be the best tennis hospitality option for you at either Wimbledon or the AEGON Championships, or why not go for both?BACK TO OUR JOURNAL