IMG & Wimbledon

For over 50 years, we’ve supported The Championships
in creating an experience like no other.

Behind the Scenes

IMG ARENA are behind the scenes at the tournament, providing systems and processes that ensure the tournament runs smoothly – on and off the court. IMG ARENA provides a total of 17 different services to Wimbledon:

  • Wimbledon Manager: A central application to manage logistics throughout the entire tournament
  • Before the players take to court, IMG ARENA’s bespoke Draw Ceremony is broadcast live throughout the venue to tournament stakeholders
  • A custom-made Practice Court Booking System manages court allocation for players and coaches
  • Umpire and referee allocation system
  • Wimbledon Smart Scorer: An application for scoring all matches throughout the venue
Increasing Reach

Whether it’s on TV, in the news, at sea or on air around the grounds, IMG support Wimbledon to bring the very best of The Championships to fans across the globe.

  • Executed over 50 international media rights deals
  • Bespoke delivery of over 35,000 hours from our distribution hub at Stockley Park
  • In the skies and at sea, we distribute 195 hours of LIVE coverage to 557 planes and 110 ships by our Inflight and Inship channel, Sport 24 & Sport 24 extra
  • IMG ARENA collect and distribute all the live data points from 651 matches, delivered at a latency of less than two seconds to over 250 sportsbooks globally
  • Around the grounds, IMG have produced Wimbledon’s live audio for almost 20 years, reaching tens of millions of listeners
Building Connection

Year-round IMG are Wimbledon’s exclusive archive partner, working with industry leading brands and producers to reconnect fans with the magic of The Championships.

The Wimbledon Archive is an extensive collection of match footage, programming, interviews and behind-the scenes coverage. Dating back to 1900, it also includes an impressive catalogue of restored footage from The Championships history.

Previous examples of the archive in action:

  • McEnroe, Sylver Entertainment | A close look at one of the most explosive and compelling sports figures of all time
  • Citizen Ashe, Ashe ’68 | The groundbreaking story of sports legend Arthur Ashe, best known for his stellar sporting career, where he became the first black man to win Wimbledon
Explore the Archive