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Category: Wimbledon

London | Sarah Clarke is the new Black Rod

Sarah Clarke, the Tournament Director of The Championships, Wimbledon, has been appointed by the Queen as Black Rod and will be known as Lady Usher of the Black Rod. She will take over the role from David Leakey, who has been Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod since 2011. She will be the first woman to hold that position in 669 years. The role itself is now seen more as a ceremonial one though the position carries plenty of responsibilities within...

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Wimbledon Day 13 | Federer enjoys the moment

Roger Federer “hopes” to return and defend his Wimbledon title next year – and possibly play on there until he is 40. Federer defeated an injury-hampered and tearful Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 to claim a record eighth title in front of his Centre Court fan club, including royalty represented by Wills and Kate, also known as Prince William and the Duchess of...

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Wimbledon Day 11 | All American girls’ final after Lui and Li win semis

America’s drought at junior Wimbledon is set to come to an end on Saturday when two girls from the United States will meet in the final in what could prove be an umpire’s calling nightmare. Despite the departure of the top two seeds, also American, such is the depth of girls’ tennis in that country that two more can come through a draw of the world’s best, who gathered on the lawns of the All England Lawn Tennis Club at the start of the second week of The...

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