OK, So I Was Wrong about the All England Club, but Not about the Tennis. (Sport)
Cowley, Jason, New Statesman (1996)
A couple of weeks ago, this column lamented how predictable
Wimbledon had become as a spectacle and how slow the All England Club had been to embrace change -- by, for instance, introducing retractable roofs to the show courts or replacing those cherished grass courts with a surface more conducive to balanced tennis. So it was something of a surprise when, following the publication of that column, I received an invitation to spend the day at 'Wimbledon as a guest of BBC Resources, which has overall responsibility for the outside broadcast coverage of this year's event.
I chose a good day to be there -- ladies' quarter-final day. As a spectacle, women's tennis as …
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Publication information: Article title: OK, So I Was Wrong about the All England Club, but Not about the Tennis. (Sport). Contributors: Cowley, Jason - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 132. Issue: 4645 Publication date: July 7, 2003. Page number: 57. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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