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140 Years of Wimbledon: Google Celebrates With a Quirky Doodle

Wimbledon 2017 will be held between 3 - 17 July.

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Celebrating 140 years of Wimbledon with Google Doodle.
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Google never fails to impress us with its striking and quirky doodles. On 3 July, Google paid tribute to 140 years of Wimbledon with an interactive doodle. The Google doodle features two animated tennis rackets, taking shots at the grass court.

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The world's oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament has been taking place at London’s All England Club in Wimbledon since 1877.

Wimbledon 2017 kicks off on 3 July and will end on 16 July.

Defending champion Andy Murray will take on two-time winner Rafael Nadal on the first day of the tournament.

Among the tennis stars who will give this edition of the tournament a miss are world champion Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova. While Williams will skip the event due to her pregnancy, Sharapova - who recently returned after being suspended for 15 months for taking the banned drug meldonium - will sit out Wimbledon owing to an injury.

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