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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 – Wimbledon in Numbers!

The Wimbledon Championship or simply Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and it’s often considered as the most prestigious. It’s been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon in London since 1877. The tournament takes places … 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 – Unnecessary Pressure Or All In The Game?

A lot of people found it strange to hear the pre-Wimbledon men’s final comments that Andy Murray had the “pressure of a nation” on his shoulders as he went head to head with 16 time grand slam winner and, let’s … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Wimbledon Tennis’ Best Grand-Slam Champions of All Time

Formed initially in 1877, Wimbledon tennis has evolved from a garden party into what it is today: a world-class grand-slam competition. A few decades later and the traditions of this prestigious tournament continue, the only event of its kind to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Warm up for Summer with Wimbledon 2012!

With the Queen’s Club Championship well underway, the road to Wimbledon is drawing to a close, and the tournament is shaping up to be one of the most dramatic in recent years. History For those not in the know, the … Continue reading

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