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Wimbledon has progressed from vicarage tea-party pastime to the greatest tennis tournament in the world. It is the one Grand Slam event that today's multi-millionaire players yearn to win above all others. The only one still played in whites and fought on grass, and one of the few surviving bastions of true sportsmanship. The names of Perry, Lenglen, Wills Moody, Tilden, Budge, Laver, Borg, McEnroe, Navratilova, Sampras, Graf, Federer and the Williams sisters - etched among the immortals on the All-England Club's honours ...

Anyone for Tennis?: The Telegraph Book of Wimbledon 2010, Aurum Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781845135430