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Grantland on Wimbledon 2012

Reporting live from the All England Club, from Rafa’s fall to Roger and Serena reclaiming the throne.

Roger Federer

BRIAN PHILLIPS

The Death’s-head of Wimbledon, Part 1
Strangeness in strawberry and cream at the All England Club.

The Death’s-head of Wimbledon, Part 2
Infiltrating the Apparatus only to watch Rafa lose.

The Death’s-head of Wimbledon, Part 3
Toilet evaluations, stampeding elderly ladies, and further adventures in reporting.

The Death’s-head of Wimbledon, Part 4
David Ferrer, Andy Murray, and Independence Day at the All England Club.

The Death’s-head of Wimbledon, Part 5
The triumph of Federer and the end of everything else.

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