Tag Archives: Fred Perry

The Sports Archives – The History of Wimbledon Programmes!

The All England Lawn Tennis Championships (later named the Wimbledon Championships) started at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet (AELTC) Club located in Wimbledon, London, England. It is considered the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournaments in the world with … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Wimbledon Trivia: 10 Fun Facts About The World’s Greatest Tennis Tournament!

Wimbledon is one of the four major Grand Slams of tennis and is typically played during the last week of June and the first week of July every year. It is the oldest of the Grand Slams and is considered … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Guide to the Grand Slams!

Guide to the Grand Slams The Grand Slam events of the ATP Tour are the most thrilling and important tournaments of the season and have been won by the greatest players to ever pick up a racquet. But how much … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives History Lesson – The Business of Sport – Fred Perry

It is strange to look back at the life of a tennis legend and consider that his greatest achievement may actually have come in the business arena not on the Tennis Court. Fred Perry won an incredible 10 tennis grand … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Murray And Me!

Heroes I have always been a great fan of professional tennis, partly out of admiration as I am a useless player myself. I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s watching all of the big tournaments on the television and … Continue reading

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