New boards please: Wimbledon to drop Mrs and Miss on women’s honour roll

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  • Men’s honour board at the grand slam has never featured titles
  • Chris Evert’s appears as Mrs. J.M. Lloyd for 1981 title win

The All England Lawn Tennis Club has decided to change Wimbledon’s honour roll for the Championships next month, removing titles before the names of its female champions in line with the tournament’s presentation of its male winners.

The change to the honours boards around the club is part of a push to further modernise the tournament.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol
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