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The Royal performer Immortalized by the Colin Firth's Oscar-winning portrayal in the King's Speech, King George VI may have lacked fluency in his public speaking but was obviously a dab hand at tennis.

Her husband at the time was John Lloyd, a former British number one and Davis Cup player.

It's a highly skilled game but once tennis was introduced to Wimbledon in 1877 interest in croquet receded.

For sentimental reasons, croquet is still retained in the official title of the championships and a small lawn for the sport still exists on the grounds although too small for top-class competitions. It is fully 30 years since a married woman claimed the women's singles title at Wimbledon.

They were mainly used for civil defense by the Home Guard and fire and ambulance services, but the club also had a decontamination unit.