Ranking the Greatest Traditions at the Wimbledon Championships

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Ranking the Greatest Traditions at the Wimbledon Championships
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Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious Grand Slam event and is laden with tradition, some of which is lauded, some of which is ridiculed.

Whether it be the rules, the equipment or the environment, things at Wimbledon have not changed a lot since its first tournament in 1877. And the event is known for those traditional touches almost as much as for the tennis.

Some traditions are newer than others, and that is taken into consideration when ranking them. Other things associated with Wimbledon, such as wagering and inclement weather, are part of all sports in Great Britain, so they were not included in this list.

Generally, the rankings of the 12 traditions listed here are based on how long the custom has been associated with Wimbledon and how closely it is identified with tournament.

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