Virginia Wade: 1977 Wimbledon, Art by Rosemary Taylor

Note: The vast majority of these words are those of Virginia Wade, taken directly from Virginia Wade’s much lengthier account of this day from her autobiography: Courting Triumph. Some words have been added, changed, or reshuffled for purposes of this piece.  Wimbledon’s sixteen years, its fifteen failures. Those journalists had not written about me hundreds of times; They […]