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Photo-a-day 294: Jesmond Lawn Tennis Club



by sjhoward

This is the 1,857th post. It was published at 21:17 on Saturday, 20th October 2012.

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I must have walked past this plaque on Osbourne Road in Jesmond tens or hundreds of times, yet never noticed it! Muriel Robb won the 1902 Wimbledon ladies’ single final in a match which was the longest on record at the time, beating Charlotte Sterry.

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