Wimbledon 1971

Around the grounds at Wimbledon in 1971

I stumbled upon those pictures a few months ago, and with Wimbledon kicking off tomorrow, I guess it’s more than time that I share them to you. Those pictures were taken by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt who covered the 1971 tournament for Life Magazine. Enjoy:

Wimbledon in 1971

The Queue:

Wimbledon in 1971

Wimbledon in 1971

Wimbledon in 1971

Wimbledon in 1971

Wimbledon in 1971

Wimbledon in 1971

Wimbledon in 1971

Wimbledon in 1971

Rod Laver:

Wimbledon in 1971

Ken Rosewall:

Wimbledon in 1971

Wimbledon in 1971

Ion Tiriac:

Wimbledon in 1971

Arthur Ashe:

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Ah the 70’s… do you know who’s that player?

Wimbledon 1971

Lea Pericoli:

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

And here comes the rain:

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Wimbledon 1971

The locker rooms:

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Tea time!

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Wimbledon 1971

Enjoy the tournament, and follow our Wimbledon coverage on Tennis Buzz!

Wimbledon 1971

Also:
Wimbledon guided tour part 1, part 2
The Queue exhibition

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