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Wimbledon

The World Cup isn’t the only sporting event to grab the world’s attention next week. On the lawns of southwest London, the 128th All England Championships begin – better known as Wimbledon. It’s the first time since 1936 that a Brit has kicked off the competition. Andy Murray will begin the defense of his title on Center Court at 8 a.m. ET on Monday and, if the seeding works according to plan, he’ll close out the tournament two weeks on Sunday in the final against Rafael Nadal. Serena Williams, as ever, is a favorite to win the women’s title – despite her her early exit from the French Open. During Wimbledon fortnight, spectators will drink 150,000 glasses of Pimms, 17,000 bottles of champagne and 60,000 pounds of strawberries. And you thought it was just about the tennis?

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