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B.C. lawn tennis club celebrating 137 years of continuous play, outlasting Wimbledon

South Cowichan club dubbed Wimbledon West

June 25, 2024  By Turf & Rec

Dubbed Wimbledon West, the South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club in Duncan, B.C. is celebrating its 137th anniversary this year and is the world’s oldest continuously open tennis club.

The grass courts are only one year younger than Wimbledon’s, but the famed British facility closed temporarily during the First and Second World Wars while South Cowichan remained open.

The Chemainus Valley Courier has published a recent article about the B.C. club and its history.

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