Tennis Champ Jim Courier Explains Wimbledon

The World

Today, tennis fans around the world will be tuning into the world-renowned grass court tennis tournament in London, the Wimbledon Championships.  One of the four grand slam tennis championships, it is also the oldest and considerably the most  prestigious.  Here to talk us through the ins and outs of Wimbledon is a man who won four grand slam singles titles: American tennis champion Jim Courier. Last year at Wimbledon, there was a historic eleven-hour match (spanning three days) between American player John Isner and France’s Nicolas Mahut, with Isner winning the final set. The two players were randomly chosen to face off again this year, in round one. Can tennis fans expect a repeat of that epic match? And how will Serena Williams fare, after being off the court due to injuries for the past eleven months?  

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