29th May 2024

Last Britons to win singles titles at Wimbledon


Fred Perry won the men’s singles title at Wimbledon in 1936, exactly 77 years before Andy Murray became the champion in 2013. He was being projected as the last Briton to win a singles title at Wimbledon before Andy Murray. But the person to get the credit is Virginia Wade, who won the women’s singles title in 1977. There should not be any gender bias.

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