/Revered Wimbledon is to tennis what the Masters is to golf

Revered Wimbledon is to tennis what the Masters is to golf


AP

Published 4:53 p.m. ET July 13, 2017 | Updated 6:50 p.m. ET July 13, 2017

LONDON (AP) — When Masters champion Sergio Garcia sat in the Royal Box at Wimbledon last week, he showed up in his green jacket from Augusta National. Seemed fitting.

The tennis and golf tournaments seem to be each other’s counterparts in many ways, starting with the reverence in which they’re held — and the steps the private clubs that run them take to cultivate the events’ images. There’s a reason kids grow up pretending they’re serving for the match on Centre Court at the All England Club or attempting a putt on the…

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