TENNIS

Why do fans at Wimbledon eat strawberries and cream and drink Pimm's?

Why do fans at Wimbledon eat strawberries and cream and drink Pimm's?

Restaurants and food and drink stalls are ubiquitous around the show courts at Wimbledon, which organisers say requires the largest catering operation of any event in Europe. While champagne is a popular choice at the summer Grand Slam, Pimm’s is just as in-demand and as much a tradition of the tournament as strawberries and cream.

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Who was the last British player to win Wimbledon? Complete list of men's and women's home champions

Who was the last British player to win Wimbledon? Complete list of men's and women's home champions

For many, Wimbledon is the jewel of the tennis calendar. It might be one of four Grand Slam events, along with the Australian, French and US Open, but The Championships have a greater prestige than any other tournament in the sport.

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'When is this going to stop?' - Nick Kyrgios accuses fan of racist taunt in defeat to Andy Murray

'When is this going to stop?' - Nick Kyrgios accuses fan of racist taunt in defeat to Andy Murray

Nick Kyrgios has claimed he was racially abused by a fan at the Boss Open in Stuttgart during his straight-sets defeat to Andy Murray. In a semi-final full of arguments and controversy, Murray edged out the first set via a tiebreak before Kygrios imploded in the second set to lose 7-6 (5) 6-2.

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Why Naomi Osaka may skip Wimbledon: Ranking points an issue after WTA, ATP respond to ban on Russian and Belarusian players

Why Naomi Osaka may skip Wimbledon: Ranking points an issue after WTA, ATP respond to ban on Russian and Belarusian players

Following a first-round exit from the French Open at the hands of Amanda Anisimova on Monday, Naomi Osaka said she is considering skipping out on Wimbledon next month. The year’s third Grand Slam, which begins June 27, will not have ranking points, disincentivizing Osaka from playing.

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Carlos Alcaraz makes history after beating both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open

Carlos Alcaraz makes history after beating both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open

The rise of Carlos Alcaraz continues to gain momentum after the teenager beat Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic over consecutive days at the Madrid Open. Alcaraz, who recently broke into the ATP top 10, has enjoyed a breakthrough 2022 that is showing no signs of slowing down.

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