The long wait is over for devoted Tennis fans as Wimbledon finally hits our television screens. For the next two weeks the nation will be debating over whether it's Henman Hill or Murray's Mount, as they are gripped by the power, speed and agility that the world's best players ably demonstrate before their eager eyes. Can Andy Murray overcome his nemesis Novak Djokovic or will Roger Federer have one last hurrah at his favourite tournament? Will it be Serena Williams or Maria Sharapova that comes out on top on the women's side, with reigning champion Petra Kvitova no doubt have plenty to say on the matter?

Fast serving

With the temperatures set to rise over the next few days, the serving will no doubt hit the heights in excess of 130 mph. Stand by for almost unbelievable recordings from the speed gun on court as the likes of Gilles Muller, Kevin Anderson and John Isner defy their opponents to lay a racket on their powerhouse serves.

Expected sights

Strawberries and cream, Pimm's and the odd celebrity or two will no doubt be seen on centre court. The days of Cliff Richard serenading the galleries in between rain breaks may be a thing of the past, given the availability of the roof to allow almost continuous play. Yet there will still be the opportunity for the spectators to pick out a famous face or two no doubt, as the hottest ticket in town is a major attraction for the connoisseurs.

British involvement?

Will there be any British involvement (save for Murray with any luck) past the first round on either the men's or women's side of the singles draw? James Ward may have had fortune smiling slightly more favourably on him after David Ferrer's late withdrawal, yet his new 'lucky loser' opponent may provide sterner opposition than expected.

British women's number two, Johanna Konta will have to draw on all her recent good form to cope with world number four, Maria Sharapova. Heather Watson will hope to keep Murray company for a round or two as well. Laura Robson's return to action maybe too early on its development for major expectations to be placed on her shoulders.

Secret coaching messages

With accusations still being voiced around 'secret' coaching messages being passed from Boris Becker to his player, Djokovic, the Serbian has a potentially awkward opener against the German Philipp Kohlschreiber to navigate. His female counterpart, Serena continues her quest for a possible calendar Grand Slam by taking on Margarita Gasparyan from Russia.

Big payday

Whoever comes out on top can look forward to a bumper payday, with the winners of both the men's and women's titles pocketing the not inconsequential amount of £1.88 million. The nation expects, but can Murray deliver?