Wimbledon may refer to:

* Wimbledon, London, a suburb (and former town) in south-west London where the tennis championships "(see below)" are held
** Wimbledon (ecclesiastical parish)
** Wimbledon (UK Parliament constituency) based there
** The Championships, Wimbledon, a grass court tennis tournament, one of the four Grand Slam championships.
*** "Wimbledon" (film), a fictional movie set around the championships
*** Wimbledon Effect – nickname for the success of foreign financial firms in London, analogous to the success of foreign players in the championships
***Radio Wimbledon, the official radio station for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships
** Wimbledon RFC, the main rugby club based in Wimbledon
** Wimbledon FC, a football club formerly based there
*** now relocated and renamed Milton Keynes Dons FC
** AFC Wimbledon, a semi-professional football club, set up by former fans of Wimbledon FC in protest at the relocation to Milton Keynes
** Wimbledon station, a railway station in the suburb
***not to be confused with South Wimbledon tube station
***or Wimbledon Park tube station
***or Wimbledon Chase railway station
** Wimbledon College, Roman Catholic secondary school
** Wimbledon Stadium, a dog racing track located in Earlsfield in southwest London, England

* Wimbledon, North Dakota, a small town in the United States
* Wimbledon, New Zealand, a locality in the Tararua District of New Zealand
* Wimbledon Cup – any of several competitions and their trophies

* Edward Cecil, 1st Viscount Wimbledon (1572–1638)
* SS "Wimbledon", a British ship, and a legal case named for it, adjudicated by the Permanent Court of International Justice in 1923

* Wimbledon, Mimi's cat from "What about Mimi?"

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