Date of publication: April 2010
Publisher: The History Press
We all know that the UK goes crazy during Wimbledon fortnight. In fact so much seems to be packed into those two weeks that Spencer Vignes collected the most interesting aspects of the tournament into a fun, accessible book.
The Wimbledon Miscellany is essential reading for all tennis enthusiasts. Full of wacky facts, curious history, famous games, charismatic personalities and bizarre lists, those with a passion for tennis are sure to find it engrossing reading.
With a heritage of more than 130 years, there are plenty of untold Wimbledon stories to be revealed, as well as unusual statistics, humorous quotes and all the goings-on from Centre Court and beyond.
This is the perfect companion for all tennis spectators during those interminable rain delays!