Some of the stories in and around the second week of the US Open.
I heard that the Queen was coming and I literally said to myself, ‘I’m going to be there. It might be my one and only chance and I’m going to win’. So I had this destiny in a way. It was a motivation because everybody gets very nervous at all these big events so the determination has to override the trepidation. Virginia Wade
Virginia Wade reflects key role The Queen played in her Wimbledon victory
The late Queen presented Virginia Wade with the Wimbledon trophy in 1977 on one of only 4 visits she made to The Championships, while she also spent time with Her Majesty on her next visit in 2010.
After watching the TV coverage from her home in New York, she told the PA news agency: “I was totally wrung out by the end of the day watching it all.
“Not only is it a very sad thing but also such an extraordinary…