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Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and widely considered the most prestigious tennis championship. Held in London at the All England Club in Wimbledon since 1877, it is one only of four Grand Slam tennis tournaments along with the Australian, French and US Open events. Wimbledon is the only tennis tournament still played on grass, the game's original surface.

Mac a Wimbledon chance

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 26 February, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 26 February, 1994, 12:00am

JOHN McEnroe may ask for a wild card for Wimbledon this year.

The 35-year-old triple Wimbledon winner came out of retirement to play in this week's Rotterdam ATP tournament.

He was beaten in the singles by number three seed Magnus Gustafsson 6-2, 7-6 (7-5), but is still in the doubles with Boris Becker.


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