Smashing Photos From The Early Days Of Wimbledon
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1883: The first international tennis match takes place at Wimbledon, London.
1896: Winner of the Wimbledon singles title, Irish player Harold Mahony (L). 1891: British player Wilfred Baddeley, who twice won the Wimbledon men’s singles title (R).
1902: English player Laurie Doherty, men's singles champion at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships.
1908: British tennis player Charlotte Sterry (nee Cooper), who won the Wimbledon Ladies Singles title in 1895, 1896, 1898, 1901 and 1908.
July 1908: Anthony Wilding of New Zealand in action.
July 1911: M Cobes (left) and J B Ward play a mixed doubles match.
Circa 1910: American tennis player Maurice McLaughlin with Ducan at Wimbledon for the Davis Cup championship.
June 1920: Six times women's singles and doubles champion Suzanne Lenglen.
1923: American tennis players Vincent Richards and Molla Mallory.
1922: Rain calls off play.
June 1923: French champion Suzanne Lenglen.
1925: Watching the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon.
Circa 1925: American tennis player Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman.
1927: Ball boys.
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