Wimbledon ditches plastic wrapping for restrung racquets

FILE PHOTO: Novak Djokovic of Serbia takes out a new racquet at the start of the third set against David Ferrer of Spain during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 25, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

LONDON (Reuters) – Many of the traditions of the Wimbledon tennis championships have endured for decades but this year one familiar courtside sight will be missing. No longer will players be taking new racquets out of polythene wrapping bags when they break a string or want a replacement. The All-England club has removed plastic bags […]

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