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A groundsman paints a line on Centre Court on on Day 1 of Wimbledon tennis tournament on June 29, 2015 in London, England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
A groundsman paints a line on Centre Court on on Day 1 of Wimbledon tennis tournament on June 29, 2015 in London, England. (Carl Court/Getty Images)

Wimbledon is underway at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, and it's an exciting year for American tennis fans. Thousands of miles away, in Charles City, Iowa, Mark Kuhn is watching. He's been a huge Wimbledon fan since the 1960s, and he's built a replica of the famed grass Centre Court at his family's farm.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks to Kuhn about his love of Wimbledon, and why he wanted to recreate the court.

This segment aired on July 14, 2017.

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