A Roof for Wimbledon

A ROOF FOR WIMBLEDON….The folks who run Wimbledon are going to install a retractable roof on Centre Court, which means no more rain delays for tennis’ premier tournament. At least, no more rain delays for the big name players who play on Centre Court, anyway. Starting in 2008.

But no lights. Progress can be taken only just so far at the All England Club….

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