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Wimbledon: The Official History 5th Edition . This beautifully-presented and fully revised and updated edition of popular former BBC commentator John Barrett’s seminal history of The Championships tells the story of how a small croquet club in rural Surrey has grown to become the world's most famous tennis club and home to one of the great international sporting events.

Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships ...

John Barrett, a member of the All England Club, which stages The Championships at Wimbledon, a former world-class tennis player himself and member of British Davis Cup teams, and husband of 1955 French singles and 1961 Wimbledon singles champion Angela Mortimer Barrett, is probably today's best educated tennis writer, and his marvelous compendium, Wimbledon, The Official History of The ...

Wimbledon: The Official History: Barrett, John: 9781913412005 ...

This item: Wimbledon: The Official History. by John Barrett Hardcover. $50.00. Only 11 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. FREE Shipping. US Open: 50 Years of Championship Tennis. by United States Tennis Association Hardcover. $29.99.

Wimbledon: The Official History - Fifth Edition - The ...

Now you can read about that history in the fully updated fifth edition of Wimbledon: The Official History by John Barrett. Over 568 pages, this book tells the story of the founding of The All England Croquet Club in 1868, the introduction of The Lawn Tennis Championships in 1877 and every one of the 133 Championships that have been played in the years since.

Roger Federer- Rewriting the history books with Wimbledon ...

But, he was determined to rewrite the Tennis history books. What better way to do it than at Wimbledon, the tournament that saw the emergence of Federer as one of the greatest in the business. Ever since beating Pete Sampras, the seven-time Wimbledon champion in 2001, the torch passed to the next generation.

The history of Wimbledon Tennis: where it all began

We look back at the history of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, which bring this corner of southwest London to a standstill each year. The first Wimbledon Championships were held on 9 June 1877 and were advertised as a ‘lawn tennis meeting, open to all amateurs’ and played at Worple Road in Wimbledon, not far from the current home of Wimbledon Tennis.

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