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The Wimbledon Tennis Championships gets underway Monday. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the first radio commentary of the historic competition, which was broadcast by the BBC.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Robert Seatter, head of BBC History, about the championship and its impact on sports broadcasting over the years.

This segment aired on July 3, 2017.

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