Breaking 150 years of tradition, the move of Wimbledon to a week later than usual creates a three week gap between the French Open and Wimbledon, giving players additional time to recover from Roland Garros and extending the grass court season
In 2014 Rafael Nadal won the Men's Singles at Roland Garros, but was knocked out of of the fourth round at Wimbledon by Australian Nick Kyrgios, the first No 1 player to be knocked out of a Grand Slam by a player outside the top 100 since 1992. Rolland Garros is played on outdoor clay courts. Wimbledon is played on grass
The overall prize fund at the All England Club has also been increased by seven percent to £26.7m ($40.89m).
Date written/update: 2015-05-23