Sometimes, the "where" matters just as much as the "who."
With The Championships at Wimbledon set to begin this week with the qualifying matches, it seems only appropriate to examine the All England Club and measure it against its counterpart venues.
Many words can describe the location of the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Prestigious. Classy. Traditional. But is it the best?
Several factors come into play when comparing the most famous sporting venues in the world. The aesthetics, of course, play a role, as do the history of the location and its competitive significance. Being associated with notable names who reach the pinnacle of their sport's success doesn't hurt, either.
That being said, let's take a look at the seven best sporting venues in the world, and where Wimbledon places.