Fred Perry – Men’s Singles Champion at Wimbledon in 1936

Posted on July 7th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Congratulations to Andy Murray!

Today, Murray became the first man from the UK to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry’s victory in 1936.

To celebrate Andy Murray’s wonderful performance and historic achievement, here are some historical newspaper reports on Fred Perry’s victory at Wimbledon in 1936.

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

historical newspaper report about Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon in 1936

historical newspaper report about Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon in 1936

historical newspaper report about Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon in 1936

historical newspaper report about Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon in 1936

historical newspaper report about Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon in 1936

historical newspaper report about Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon in 1936

Dundee Courier – Saturday 04 July 1936

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000564/19360704/168/0009

historical newspaper report about Fred Perry - Men's Singles Champion at Wimbledon in 1936

Derby Daily Telegraph – Friday 03 July 1936

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000521/19360703/086/0014

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