Tennis: Wimbledon database

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BEST-SELLING WIMBLEDON SOUVENIRS

1 Navy Baseball Hat pounds 11 2 White Baseball Hat pounds 11 3 Sports Socks - Large pounds 5 4 Green Baseball Hat pounds 11 5 Sports Socks - Small pounds 5

ROUND IN WHICH WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONS EXITED THE FOLLOWING YEAR

Men's singles 1983 John McEnroe Won 1984 John McEnroe Quarter-final 1985 Boris Becker Won 1986 Boris Becker 2nd 1987 Pat Cash Quarter-final 1988 Stefan Edberg Final 1989 Boris Becker Final 1990 Stefan Edberg Semi-final 1991 Michael Stich Quarter-final 1992 Andre Agassi Quarter-final 1993 Pete Sampras -

Women's singles 1983 Martina Navratilova Won 1984 Martina Navratilova Won 1985 Martina Navratilova Won 1986 Martina Navratilova Won 1987 Martina Navratilova Final 1988 Steffi Graf Won 1989 Steffi Graf Semi-final 1990 Martina Navratilova Quarter-final 1991 Steffi Graf Won 1992 Steffi Graf Won 1993 Steffi Graf 1st Stamp's Sporting Statistics

BRITISH SINGLES WINNERS AT WIMBLEDON SINCE FIRST WORLD WAR

Men: 1934-36 Fred Perry. Women: 1924 Kathleen McKane; 1926 Kathleen Godfree; 1934 Dorothy Round; 1937 Dorothy Round; 1961 Angela Mortimer; 1969 Ann Jones; 1977 Virginia Wade.

ANNIVERSARIES

Today First grand prix, the French, run at Le Mans (1906); a record 39,813 people turned up to watch a single day's play at Wimbledon (1986).

Monday Muhammad Ali announced his retirement from boxing (1979).

Tuesday The US beat England 1-0 in a World Cup match at Belo Horizonte (1950).

Wednesday Headingley first used for a Test match, England v Australia (1899).

Thursday Birth of boxer Mike Tyson (1966).

Friday Virginia Wade won the ladies' singles title at Wimbledon (1977).

Saturday Helen Wills-Moody beat Helen Jacobs 6-4 6-0 to win an eighth Wimbledon singles title (1938).

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