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Herbert Lawford

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Herbert Lawford


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West Indies vs Bangladesh ODI

National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada ,8/20/2014, 19:00 (IST)


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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Test

Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo ,8/14/2014, 10:00 (IST)

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs

England vs India Test

The Oval, London ,8/15/2014, 15:30 (IST)

England beat India by an innings and 244 runs

Zimbabwe vs South Africa ODI

Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo ,8/17/2014, 13:00 (IST)

South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 93 runs

About Herbert Lawford


Herbert Lawford (15 May 1851 – 20 April 1925) was a tennis player from Great Britain who won the men\s singles championship at Wimbledon in 1887, and was runner-up five times. In the 1887 final, the native of Bayswater defeated Ernest Renshaw (also of Great Britain) in five sets: 1–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4. He reached the finals of Wimbledon in 1880, 1884-86, and 1888. First person to introduce \"topspin\" to the game of tennis. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006.

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