10 Fascinating Wimbledon Facts Design, Inspirational One of the most sacred, traditional sporting events in the world happens each June/July outside of London, England. What makes it so special? Allow these 10 Wimbledon facts to answer your question. 1. All-White Dress Code Dailymail Weeks before attending the All-England Club, players are required to report their wardrobe choices to tournament officials for approval. Outfits must be almost entirely white from head to toe. Per tournament rules: “Competitors must be dressed in suitable tennis attire that is almost entirely white and this applies from the point at which the player enters the court surround.” Roger Federer once had his shoes banned because they had a solid orange sole.