The last tennis player to use a wood racquet in a professional event was Bjorn Borg in 1991, who lost handily, at Monte Carlo. The last players to win a Grand Slam event wielding a wood racquet were Yannick Noah at the French Open in 1983, and Chris Evert at Wimbledon in 1981.
Slazenger have supplied the tennis balls for Wimbledon for the last 100 years.
In Wimbledon "the open era", no englishman has won the title.
Fred Perry was the only Britisher who won the Wimbledon in 1936.
John McEnroe, 1981.
52,200 balls were provided by Slazenger; 20,000 of them were used in qualifying.