Monday, 24 July, 2017

Google Doodle Celebrates 140 Years of the Wimbledon Championships

Damon Campbell | 04 July, 2017, 01:00

Picture Shows: Celebrating 90 Years of Wimbledon on the BBC.

It was no surprise that Wimbledon was one of the organisations Her Majesty has stepped down from.

The tennis tournament attracts over 500,000 spectators for two weeks every year.

The Duchess is a regular at the All England Club since becoming patron when the Queen announced that she would be stepping down. "Until we hear otherwise I can only assume the Duke will hand out prizes as usual" suggesting that this is all the information the Club has been given about the change at this time.

After GST, Tamil Nadu's game plan to get extra revenue from films
The film was released just three days ago and the opening week plays a major role in recovering the investment. The GST rate for regional film sis 28% for tickets above Rs.100 and 18% for tickets up to Rs.100.

Iconic 80s movie Top Gun being shown at Gosfield Lake
Given the tragic passing of Tony Scott , the sequel will now be helmed by the director of Tron: Legacy , Joseph Kosinski . The film won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for " Take My Breath Away " performed by Berlin.

2 militants, 2 civilians killed in disputed Kashmir
Since they were partitioned in 1947, the two countries have fought three wars - in 1948, 1965 and 1971 - two of them over Kashmir. Officials said that the mobile internet services have been snapped to prevent the spreading of rumours through social media.

But over the next two weeks, the constant pounding from the world's best tennis players will take its toll. And a statement issued at the time on her behalf said "The Duchess was pleased to accept the kind offer, particularly given her interest in tennis". Today, she will take her seat in the royal box to watch Murray take on Alexander Bublik, who is only on the Wimbledon schedule owing to another player pulling out through injury. This year too, the Wimbledon will be taking place at the grass lawns of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club between July 3 and July 16.

Spain's Rafael Nadal attends a practice session at The All England Tennis Club on the eve of the start of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament.

The All England Club was originally founded for the objective of croquet in 1869, but croquet was rapidly overtaken by the new pastime of tennis.

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