2015 Photo Contest, Sports, 1st prize

Ground Pass Holders


Kieran Doherty

24 June, 2014

A ball flying above a fence is often the first glimpse a Ground Admissions pass-holder will have before setting eyes on a court at the Wimbledon Championships.

Spectators unable to secure tickets to any of the major show courts at the Wimbledon Championships may make do with a Grounds Admission pass. This entitles them to wander around the outside tennis courts, where there are unreserved seats and standing is allowed. Even so, capacity is limited, and at times spectators may only be admitted as others leave. Most players, except the top seeds, can at some point during the Championships be seen playing on the outside courts.

About the photographer

Kieran Doherty

Kieran Doherty is a freelance photographer based in England. In 1993, he became a stringer for the Reuters News Picture Service before being offered a staff position based in Lon...

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