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Wimbledon's Retractable Roof Makes Debut

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Wimbledon's Retractable Roof Makes Debut

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Wimbledon's Retractable Roof Makes Debut

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Indoor tennis has arrived at Wimbledon, more than a century after the tournament began. The new retractable roof over Centre Court was closed for the first time Monday after a light sprinkle halted play during the second set of a match between No. 1-ranked Dinara Safina and 2006 Wimbledon champion Amelie Mauresmo.

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