Wimbledon’s Wonder

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Wimbledon is considered to be the pinnacle of tennis. Why is that? One, Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, dating back to 1877, only a few years after the invention of the modern game. Not only that, but the game originates in Britain and is considered to be “at home” with the Wimbledon Championships. Similar to the Golf Masters in Augusta, Georgia, the All England Club has worked hard to maintain the old customs and rituals, as all players must predominantly wear white and are expected to curtsy or bow towards the royal box. And so these traditions have created a special aura around this tournament.

The Wimbledon Championships at the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, England. The Wimbledon Championships at the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, England.

All England Club

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