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Prior to Andy Murray’s triumph, Fred Perry was the last British man to win Wimbledon. He was also a libertine, an accidental fashionista, a socialist’s son, and much more.
Gottfried von Cramm was one of Germany’s greatest tennis players, and a gay sportsman who stood up to the Nazis. His legacy has been overshadowed, but deserves to be brought into the light.
In a 1981 Wimbledon match against Tom Gullickson, John McEnroe unleashed the most famous four-word tirade in tennis history: YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS.
Williams and Davenport's spectacular, near-three hour match still overshadows all the Wimbledon finals that have come since on the women's side.