Wimbledon: A Treasured Summer Tradition In U.K. And BeyondPlay
Wimbledon is the world's oldest tennis tournament, and it occupies a special place in the hearts of many players. Former champion Boris Becker once called it the most important tournament there is. It's also a summer tradition across Britain, even for those who aren't lucky enough to nab tickets.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with The Independent's tennis corespondent Paul Newman about what makes Wimbledon unique, and the role of tradition at the tournament.
This segment aired on July 13, 2018.