25 Jun 2013

Wimbledon tennis

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 25 June 2013

As this year's competition gets underway it's time to remember the Kiwi who is the greatest Wimbledon champion you've never heard of. One writer in the UK is calling him the forgotten great sportsman - Anthony Wilding - the first tennis superstar. And he was a New Zealander. 100 years ago, Wilding won the last of four successive men's singles titles at Wimbledon (between 1910 and 1913). Sports historian Ron Palenski tells us more about Tony Wilding.