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Tennis News : Wimbledon may drop titles ‘Miss’ and ‘Mrs’ before names of female winners

Wimbledon will drop the titles “Miss” and “Mrs” before the names of female winners on its honour roll to match the men’s boards. The change in honors board is an initiative by Wimbledon to modernise the tournament. Wimbledon started in 1877, wherein men’s and women’s names on the honour roll have been presented differently. Wimbledon’s decision to replace their honours boards will notably see a change in how married women’s champions are recorded, with married women no longer being identified by both the initials and surnames of their husbands

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  • Released : 27-May-2022

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