Wimbledon 97: Court Circular: THE NUMBERS GAME

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96 The matches completed so far. In 1991, the year of the Middle Sunday, 123 had been completed by the same stage.

88 The number of years since two successive days were lost to rain - also on the first Thursday and Friday.

30 The number of complete days lost to rain in Wimbledon history.

0 The number of American men under the age of 24 in the world top 100.

6 The number of American men through to the second round, with one still to play. In 1985, the number was 32.