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Flashing Scores at Wimbledon – British Invention for Tennis Fans – the First Electronic Scoreboard at Wimbledon

We’ve been reading stories about the history of Wimbledon in The Archive, and have found some terrific newspaper reports.

Here’s an article about the arrival of the electronic scoreboard on Centre Court in 1929.

Read some of the other historical newspaper stories about Wimbledon that we’ve been posting on the blog.

historical newspaper report about the arrival of the electronic scoreboard on Centre Court in 1929

Derby Daily Telegraph – Friday 21 June 1929

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000327/19290621/096/0012

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