Toro kit gets top billing in BBC Wimbledon advert

Federer and Nadal have been replaced by the real stars of the court in the new BBC Wimbledon adverts - Toro mowers and sprinklers.

The BBC's flagship advert for the world's most famous tennis tournament features two Toro Greenmaster pedestrian mowers and a Toro sprinkler.

Toro machines are used exclusively at the Championships and a company spokesman said the new advert highlighted how much a part of the fabric of the tournament they had become.

Speaking after last year's championships, Wimbledon head groundsman Eddie Seaward said he was pleased with the kit's performance.

"The mowers performed well all the way through the tournament, helping me keep the courts in good condition in spite of the hot weather.  Everyone was extremely happy.  The comments have been nothing but positive."

The Toro machinery used at the tournament includes:

15 Greensmaster 1000 pedestrian mowers

5 Greensmaster 1600 pedestrian mowers

4 Greensmaster 3250-D riding mowers

1 Reelmaster 3100-D Sidewinder riding mower

8 Workman e2065 electric utility vehicles

1 ProCore 648 aerator

3 HydroJect water injection aerators

1 Dingo TX compact utility loader

Toro irrigation- SitePro central control system to control courts 855S sprinklers -10 Precision Series spray nozzles.

The All England Tennis Championships at Wimbledon start today 21 June.

To view the trailer on YouTube, visit

To find out more about Toro or its UK distributor Lely, visit or


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