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When was the world's first Wimbledon Championships?
In 1868 the The All England
Croquet Club was founded in Wimbledon, England.
In 1875 lawn tennis became a fixture at the club.
In 1877 the club was renamed The All England Croquet
and Lawn Tennis Club and the world's first Wimbledon Championship was held.
Spencer Gore beat W. Marshall in three sets become the
world's first Wimbledon Champion.
In 1884 Ladies' Singles were held for the first time
with Maud Watson taking the first title.
Prize money was not awarded until 1968 and Rod Laver
took home £2,000.00 for winning the Men's Singles and Billie Jean King netted
£750.00 for capturing the Ladies' Singles.
The Wimbledon Trophy
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