As Wimbledon enters its second week, it looks like the Brits have gone mad about tennis.
Google revealed that searches for “tennis coach” more than tripled during the tournament and “start playing tennis” more than doubled.
To celebrate the interest in this famous tournament, the American technology firm has now hidden a ridiculously addicting game in its search bar.
If you fancy giving it a try, just type “Wimbledon Scores” into Google search.
Once entered you will then see a purple Wimbledon results box that displays all the latest scores and the game of the day.
From this interactive graphic, scroll to the far right of the devices box and you’ll find a small tennis ball.
Click on it. Now you can play your own game without leaving your desk.
The game is fairly straightforward with the fans using the left and right sliders to move their player to the correct position to return the ball.
However, with the ball speed getting faster and faster, this fun little game is harder than it looks.
In addition to revealing that tennis research is on the rise, the player who clearly captured the hearts – and piqued curiosity – of the nation this year was American ‘Coco’ Gauff, 15, who was further investigated. as Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. respectively in third, fourth and fifth.
Briton Andy Murry was still the most wanted player this year, although he was not in the men’s singles.
The high volume of searches was likely due to his much-loved partnership with Serena Williams in mixed doubles, who came in second among the most searched players.