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Wimbledon: The Women's Game

By Lwblog @londonwalks

Wimbledon: The Women's Game Women first competed at Wimbledon in 1884. Maud Watson was the winner of the inaugural ladies’ singles. Miss Watson honed her game by playing against male opposition - mainly undergraduates who were cramming for exams with her vicar father.  Since 2007 women’s prize money at Wimbledon has been equal to that of men’s.

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