Competition: Wimbledon Challenge: win a day out at the men's singles final

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The men's singles final is the highlight of Wimbledon. And our Wimbledon Challenge gives you the chance to be there on 4 July.

Courtesy of Kent & Curwen, manufacturer of quality classic sports clothing and the official UK apparel licensee for the championships, the winner of our Wimbledon Challenge will be given a day out for two, including hospitality, at this year's men's final.

In addition, there are three other prizes to be won, courtesy of Lillywhites, the world-famous Piccadilly sports shop. Second prize is a Lillywhites tennis racket of your choice up to the value of pounds 150; third prize a Lillywhites tennis racket of your choice up to the value of pounds 100; fourth prize is Lillywhites tennis clothing of your choice up to the value of pounds 50.

To enter, answer the seven Wimbledon questions opposite, and send them on a postcard with your name and day-time phone number to: Wimbledon Challenge, Marketing Dept, The Independent on Sunday, 40 City Road, London EC1Y 4DB to arrive not later than this Thursday, 24 June. The first correct entry opened after that date will win the first prize. The senders of the next three correct entries opened will receive the runners-up prizes.

Usual competition rules apply. The Sports Editor's decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into

The questions

1 Arthur Ashe did it in 1975, but the feat was only next achieved by John McEnroe at the 1981 championships. What was it?

2 In the Centenary championships of 1977, two British players reached the women's singles semi-finals. Name them.

3 Which player has taken part in the most matches at Wimbledon?

4 Only once in the last 12 Championships has the No 1 seed in the men's singles gone on to take the title. When and who was he?

5 Who was the first woman to do the Grand Slam and in which year?

6 Apart from John McEnroe, who is the only player in the open era to have won men's singles and doubles titles in the same year?

7 The British player pictured left holds the record for serving the highest number of aces in a Wimbledon match. Who is he, and how many aces did he serve?

The answers and winners' names will be published in next week's 'Independent on Sunday'

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