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Check out the latest tennis technology
Keeping an eye on the future

When it comes to tennis technology, we want to make sure you're on the ball!

The rules of the game may have changed little over the years - but the appliance of science means tennis is now a whole new ball game!

Here at the Academy we've been behind the scenes to find out why today's stars are able to serve faster than ever.

And we've been checking out the latest gizmos which mean you won't miss a trick at Wimbledon this year - even if you're watching the action from the comfort of your own home.

Read on if you want to be a tennis whizz on the court - or off it.


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Introduction
New balls please
Making a racquet
Cyclops and speed guns
Eye on the future

Did you know?
There are 54 television cameras on site at Wimbledon - nine of them are robotic
The BBC hoist is 72m tall (236ft) and carries one manned and one robotic camera
BBC Outside Broadcasts installs 66,700m (41miles) of signal cable at Wimbledon.
Television coverage of the event is beamed to 160 countries worldwide.



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