Interesting Fact - Wimbledon Fact

Well, if you hadn't already heard, Andy Murray won Wimbledon yesterday (7th July 2013). 

(If you have been following the British media, you might have the impression that he's the first Brit to win in 77 years, since Fred Perry's 1936 win at the All England Club, and the first Scot to win since Harold Mahony in 1896. Or is he?

Actually he's the first British man to win Wimbledon since 1936. There have been quite a few British ladies that have been Wimbledon champions: Dorothy Round Little won in 1937, Angela Mortimer Barrett won in 1961 and Ann Haydon Jones won in 1969, and of course, British player Virginia Wade won Wimbledon in 1977.

Well done ladies.  Your success has not been forgotten, and you will always be British winners.)

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