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A Newspaper History of Wimbledon: Personalised Book

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Via newspaper clippings from the past, you can relive the wonderful history of The Wimbledon Championships. 

  • Personalise with any name and message
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A4 and A3 editions available with colour pages from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1913 to the present day

Relive all the most memorable moments in Centre Court history through newspaper clippings in this personalised Wimbledon book, now updated with the latest coverage of Wimbledon 2019. With coverage beginning in 1913, the first time the championship included Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles competitions, this exquisite tennis book takes you through over a century of history, revisiting all the key moments from SW19, right up until the present day.

Beginning in 1887, Wimbledon is still widely regarded as the most prestigious championship in the tennis calendar. Held exclusively at the All England Club in London since its inception, it has attracted competitors and winners from all over the world, but for British fans, the championships were long synonymous with heartache and disappointment. After Fred Perry’s championship triple from 1934 to 1936, an incredible 77 years would pass before another British Men’s Singles champion.

During that time, Centre Court would see Rod Laver win four titles, followed by Americans Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Arthur Ashe battling Bjorn Borg (as well as each other), with their combined total of six titles sandwiching the Swede’s five-in-a-row. At the end of the century, Pete Sampras won seven, a feat repeated by Roger Federer shortly after. In the Women’s Championship, Billie Jean King won six, Steffi Graf seven, and Martina Navratilova nine, while Britain enjoyed some fleeting successes via Ann Jones and Virginia Wade, before the Williams sisters took hold of SW19, winning twelve titles between them in a 17-year period from the start of the 21st century. And then, at long last, in 2013, a year after he had lost in the final, Scotsman Andy Murray finally broke the British hoodoo by defeating top seed Novak Djokovic in straight sets.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

Your Personalised Wimbledon Memorabilia

Our sports books are available in a variety of covers, all of which can be customised accordingly. Each book features your recipient’s name and a special message of your choice printed on the opening title page in the form of a certificate. You can also emboss their name onto the front cover. Finally, a luxury gift box is available to complete the gift.

Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.

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Along with the black and white reprinted reports, all editions include colour pages, where available from 2006 onwards:

  • A4 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Black Luxury Leather – Any name is embossed on the cover for FREE.

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Our Personalised Sports Books are unofficial products and are in no way affiliated with any event unless specifically stated.

310mm
wimbledon flat
380mm

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Rated 4.9 out of 5

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ajn308 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

A 65th birthday gift for a keen player and tennis fan - the recipients pleasure on receipt said it all. A good quality product that will grace a coffeee table and clearly provide hours of enjoyment and maybe a constant source of reference.

ladybothwell1 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

I bought the Wimbledon Tennis history online as a gift for my brother's 60th. and as he is a fanatic tennis collector with a rare collection, and also a writer for tennis magazines, this had to be unique and different, and it so was. This book is beautifully done, and will be treasured by my brother as part of a great collection, especially as I was able to put his name in gold on the front cover. Packaging was first-class and delivery to Australia was fast. Would recommend this site and this book to any collector of sporting memorabilia.

Wildcat Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Really pleased with the book and the size of it - big enough to make it even more special! It has a real quality feel and the embossing on the front made a lot of difference. The person receiving the book was thrilled and eveyone that looked at the book said what a wonderful idea it was.

Linnie Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Amazing quality and content! A special gift that was received with great pleasure. The personalisation was beautiful .

Boohoo Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Only thing that would make it better is presentation box

Duchesse Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

We were looking for a different type of gift for an 80 year old tennis fan and this book proved to be the perfect present. Our friend has been a lifelong tennis player and has played at a very high level. As well as all the tennis memories, it was so interesting to read about things were happening at the time. He hasn't received the present yet but I am sure that he will get hours of pleasure from reading it.

unclear Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 29 August

Arrived very quick and packaged well. However, and this may be my fault, I automatically thought that the name of the gifter would be included in the verse in the book. So I have a lovely composed verse for my friends birthday within the book, but I will now have to add my name to this as does not say who it is from .

tennis1708 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Ideal gift for a tennis player especially from a group. Three ladies at my tennis club had a 50th birthday tennis and lunch party a few weeks ago. All those invited contributed and we were able to purchase a personalised book for each of them. They loved them.

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Beautiful book my grandson will love it, wish I had ordered the hard back. Well recommended will use again.

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Morag Blair Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 October

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Great company to deal with and the books are lovely. I have bought several books , all of them were lovely and were well received. I would recommend buying from this company.

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Better than I expected was really pleased my grandson will love it

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Books are amazing,got them for my 2 nieces for xmas,and loved the wee touch that I could put photo of us in the book, I'm big on getting these kinds of books for the girls, they will love them,and it's a great keepsake to treasure

Lorraine Evans Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 October

Great service and quick delivery

Great service and quick delivery

Sonia Greenaway Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 October

I chose the hardback book and I wasn't…

I chose the hardback book and I wasn't disappointed. It was lovely to see the little ones name appear throughout the story and the pic at the end made it special. A lovely keepsake

claire baxter Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 October

Brilliant

Great products. My son was thrilled to have himself in one of his favourite characters stories. And to see his own photo in the back too was deffo a surprise to him. He loves it! Deffo recommend for a great gift with a personal touch!

tina harman Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 16 October

Was very pleased with the book but a…

Was very pleased with the book but a bit disappointed that I paid for a box and it didn’t come in a box came in and let envelope but the book was okay thank you

Lesley Swain Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 15 October

Really pleased well illustrated my…

Really pleased well illustrated my granddaughter will love it

Pettman Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 15 October

A great gift for anyone.

A great gift for anyone.

elaine nicholas Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 October

absolutely awesome book

absolutely awesome book, my 7yr old grandson is going to be delighted to read about himself with his superheroes!

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