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Ariel view of Wimbledon Tell me more about Wimbledon!
Wimbledon is probably the most famous tennis tournament of all.

It was first held in 1877 and is the only major championship still played on grass.

It's seen many legendary moments including:

  • Virginia Wade winning the women's singles in 1977 (the last British singles winner)
  • Boris Becker winning the men's singles aged 17 in 1985
  • Pete Sampras winning his seventh Wimbledon title in 2000 (collecting a record-breaking 13 Grand Slam titles)

Britain's two biggest hopes, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski, haven't won Wimbledon. Yet.


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