13 reasons why we can’t wait for Wimbledon to begin

Featuring Andy Murray, John McEnroe and erm, Cliff Richard…

1. The inevitable endless shots of strawberries

(Workers prepare strawberries at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club – EMPICS Sport/EMPICS Sport)

(Groundstaff member Ivana Kaljevic from Wimbledon enjoys some strawberries – PA Wire)

2. Sean Connery might be there

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3. The potential for ridiculously long matches

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4. This year’s promo is class

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5. It’s Jonathan Ross-endorsed

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6. Andy Murray might actually win it this time

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7. You’ll get a chance to see possibly the greatest female tennis player of all time in action

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8. If we’re lucky, Cliff Richard might sing

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9. John McEnroe will be on commentary duty, and will make at least one obligatory ‘you cannot be serious’ reference

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10.  The emotional post-match interviews

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11. Roger ‘the best ever’ Federer will be bidding for another incredible triumph

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12. Even the obscure players can dream of glory

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13. Rafa Nadal only being seeded fifth in the draw could prompt some early-tournament pandemonium

(Rafa Nadal – Petr David Josek/AP/Press Association Images)

Additional suggestions by Patrick McCarry, Adrian Russell and Gavan Reilly.

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