About The No.1 Court Celebration
The No.1 Court Celebration in support of the Wimbledon Foundation will take place on Sunday 19 May. Gates will open from 11.30am, with entertainment commencing at 1.15pm ahead of the main event at 2.00pm.
The event will be a special exhibition of tennis and music, and will test the new No.1 Court roof and air management system, showcasing live tennis in front of a capacity crowd of more than 12,000 with proceeds donated to the Wimbledon Foundation, the official charity of the Club and The Championships, and the charities chosen by the participating players.
The Musical Acts
Former Brit Award winner Paloma Faith will perform as the headline music act for The No.1 Court Celebration in support of the Wimbledon Foundation on Sunday 19 May 2019.
Internationally renowned Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja will also perform as the new No.1 Court roof is closed for the first time, accompanied by members of Grange Park Opera. Faith and Calleja will also be accompanied live by the BBC Concert Orchestra, with the four music performances interspersed amongst three tennis matches.
Further players will be announced in due course via Wimbledon’s website
The ticket application window for The No.1 Court Celebration has now closed. There will be no on-day sales at the turnstiles.