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The Times Corrects Faulty Wimbledon Headline

  • The Drum, Monday, July 22, 2013 2:10 PM

The Times has issued a correction to its front page headline following Andy Murray's Wimbledon win after accidentally erasing four British women's victories from sporting history by declaring it the first win for Britain in 77 years. The correction on the "Murray ends 77-year wait for British win" headline said: "Since Fred Perry's 1936 victory in the men's competition, singles titles at Wimbledon have of course been won four times by British women, most recently Virginia Wade in 1977."

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