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A Day at Wimbledon 2009


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The Wimbledon Championships at the All England Club, the most famous of all of tennis' grand slam events, had already marked some notable "firsts" before finals. For the first time a roof was used and for the first time a match was played under lights.

And despite the withdrawal of reigning men's champion Rafael Nadal, the local excitement was high as Andy Murray made a charge to become the first British player to win the men's singles title in 71 years.

Photo by Sharon Lorimer