Wimbledon : then and now


Its Wimbledon season again & time to remember , almost like an annual ritual,  one Wimbledon of years ago  , when my daughter of about 8 months often watched  late-night telecasts of matches cuddled in my lap gurgling with joy every time a good shot was applauded .

Defending champion John McEnroe had already been dislodged in the Quarters by  Kevin Curren who went on  to face a very young Boris Becker in the finals ( Becker won his first Wimbledon that year to become the youngest Grand Slam winner at 17 ) .

My late mother was cremated  the day Becker beat Curren . And :  I have not watched a Wimbledon final since , for the past 27 years.

C & GN

About lkkanuga

65 , Mumbaikar in Gurgaon , celebrates Loneliness interspersed with occasional extended- family & old friends' reunions . Good Music , Single Malts & watching the world go by from his 11th floor terrace are his favorite pursuits. Also into pursuit of Safe & Secure Mid Day Meals for Primary School Children , in association with like minded individuals & institutions
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2 Responses to Wimbledon : then and now

  1. Vivek khushalani says:

    Fantastic!very inspiring!!!!

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