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Thousands of Andy Murray fans crammed onto Canada Square Park on Sunday to see him become the first Briton to win the Wimbledon men's trophy since 1936.
The beginning of Wimbledon tennis on Monday also marks the arrival of the big screens to Canada Square Park.
As well as live coverage of the Grand Slam, the screens will be showing a range of sporting and cultural events through the summer, including the F1 Grand Prix season.
It's that time of year again. Against a sound track of the steady thwack of tennis balls we are obliged to tuck into a bowl of strawberries, yell at the television and make a well meaning resolution to locate that racquet.
Wimbledon kicks off on Monday and in the spirit of the most English of sporting competitions, I headed to Blackheath Lawn Tennis Club to be put through my paces.
The eyes of the tennis world are firmly focused on London once again with Wimbledon well underway.
But British interest is once again limited, with Andy Murray the sole representative left in the Men's singles draw. Only he and fellow Scot Jamie Baker were even entered this year, with Baker crashing out on Tuesday.
Wimbledon will vie with the World Cup in the television schedules over the next two weeks, with the world's top tennis tournament starting today.
Four-time semi-finalist Tim Henman is relishing the prospect, and believes we could be in for a classic tournament this year.