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Old 06-24-2007, 11:24 PM   #1
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Major Walter Clopton Wingfield, patenting the game of Sphairistike in 1873..
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In December 1873, Major Walter Clopton Wingfield devised a similar game for the amusement of his guests at a garden party on his estate of Nantclwyd, in Llanelidan, Wales. He based the game on the older sport of indoor tennis or real tennis.
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Major Walter Wingfield borrowed the name of this Greek game, in order to name the recreation he patented on February 23, 1874.
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...and the first championships @ Wimbledon coming along within four years:
http://aeltc.wimbledon.org/en_GB/abo...s/menroll.html

year Winner Runner-up scores minutes played
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1877 S.W. Gore (BRI) W.C. Marshall (BRI) 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 48
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Wow. Nobody knows anything about Wimbledon.

Here's another: they call it "the village,"--it's a sub-urb.

(...brings to mind the old Television series: The Prisoner.)



There's a pond, --I think they call it "Rushmore Pond"...





...and would naturally have it's business-advocacy page:
http://www.wimbledon-village.com
or maybe:
http://www.wimbledonvisitor.com
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