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Wimbledon: The Championships

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Centre Court Matches from All England Lawn Tennis Club Wimbledon
Running Commentary by Capt. H. B. T. Wakelam
At Intervals
The Daventry Quartet and Dorothy Smithard (Soprano)
Fred Brough (Violin)
The Wimbledon championships, despite the recent successes of foreign invaders, are still the most important fixture in the European lawn tennis year. This summer, with Big Bill Tilden himself competing, as well as the French-men who have reigned supreme for the last two years, and the Germans back in full force and fine fighting form, the meeting is certain to be full of thrills, and the absence of Lenglen will probably hardly be felt.
This is the first of a series of accounts of important matches that will be broadcast from the Centre Court this year. There will be another broadcast tomorrow afternoon, a third on Friday, and a fourth on Saturday - the day when, weather permitting, the match is played that decides who is to be the Men's Singles Champion for the year.

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Running Commentary: Capt. H. B. T. Wakelam
Musicians (intervals): The Daventry Quartet
Soprano (intervals): Dorothy Smithard
Violin (intervals): Fred Brough

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Wimbledon: The Championships

2LO London, 29 June 1927 16.00

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