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

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.

Dundee Courier | 4 July 1936

Derby Daily Telegraph | 3 July 1936

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

 

 

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