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The Best British Sporting Victories - The World Cup 2014 | Town & Country Magazine UK Virginia Wade Wins Wimbledon in 1977 It was the summer of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee when Virginia Wade won the women's singles title at Wimbledon. It was her third grand slam victory and a huge achievement at the time, although little did she know it would be 36 years before we saw another British champion.

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1991 Nottingham: The Princess of Wales (centre) with Virginia Wade and pop star Cliff Richard at the opening ceremony of the 1991 Federation Cup.

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from The Times

Wimbledon’s got the white stuff

Betty Stove and Virginia Wade 1977 Wimbledon final

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from Telegraph.co.uk

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: 60 years in 60 photographs

1 July 1977: The Queen watches as the Women's Singles Champion, Virginia Wade from Britain, shows her trophy to the crowd on the centre court at Wimbledon

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from Mail Online

Amelie Mauresmo was 'a little fragile mentally', says Virginia Wade

Andy Murray's coach Amelie Mauresmo was 'a little fragile mentally', says Virginia Wade | Mail Online

Mary Polly Wade-Hunt 1736–1825 BIRTH 1736 SEP 03 • Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, America DEATH 1825 • Granville County, North Carolina, America wife of 9th great-uncle Memucan Hunt (RW). Burial: Unknown (Jackson Family)

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Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray defends choice of Amelie Mauresmo as coach after Virginia Wade dig

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray defends choice of Amelie Mauresmo as coach after Virginia Wade dig http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/tennis/wimbledon-2014-andy-murray-defends-3742817

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from Mail Online

Serena Williams takes on Spain's Garbine Muguraza

Veteran: Former tennis champion Virginia Wade (L) enjoys the final from the Royal Box on S...

from Mail Online

The ten most memorable matches ever seen at Wimbledon

Virginia Wade winning the 1977 Wimbledon

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from BBC Sport

Wimbledon 2013: John McEnroe left hanging by royal handshake

Wimbledon 2013: John McEnroe left hanging by royal handshake. | John McEnroe is mocked by his fellow BBC pundits after trying to shake hands with the Duchess of Cornwall while she was still in conversation with Virginia Wade.

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