Wimbledon 2011 Review: Strawberries & Cream, Dreams Dashed and Promise Fulfilled

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Wimbledon 2011 Review: Strawberries & Cream, Dreams Dashed and Promise Fulfilled
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From Roger Federer being upset to the Williams Sisters being dethroned, there were so many Best Moments of Wimbledon 2011.

The window between the French Open and Wimbledon is minuscule. There is not nearly time enough for the players to negotiate the Channel, plus the change of moving from clay to grass. 

With only a handful of grass warm-up tournaments available, many players found themselves trying to play their way into the tournament, hoping that they could survive the first few rounds to make it into Week 2.

This year, there were many new performers claiming their moment in the sun, although rain was a more prevalent condition in Week 1 at the All England Club.

As is true of all major tennis tournaments, there were some surprises and special matches during each day of the tournament. 

Looking back, these are the highs and the lows of the Wimbledon fortnight.

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