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post #29 of (permalink) Old 07-03-2012, 11:40 AM
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Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

Originally Posted by Snowwy View Post
It seemed straight forward to me. Why spend whatever Wimbledon spent on a roof that might be used once or twice a year? It just doesn't make sense, and no matter how impatient a few fans are on the internet, the majority of people in the world can wait an hour if it rains, they don't need there to be a roof.
The cost was 100 million £, that is approximately 3 times the annual profit of the tournament so the roof was not particularly expensive given it will probably be used for the next 50 years.
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