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Anticipation builds for Wimbledon

Updated: June 23, 2013, 11:09 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- They pride themselves on pomp and circumstance here at the All England Club, but on Saturday around these arresting grounds, things were blessedly casual.

Forty-eight hours before the first ball:

The metal plates with the names of singles players sat scattered in a pile on the ground awaiting their placement on the big draw boards. Vendors were wrestling with signage, and security guards and their dogs were sniffing around various cracks and crevices. The Wimbledon ...

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