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Photo of the Week: La Divine

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Continuing last week’s sporting theme, we turn from the sands of Copacabana to the lawns of SW19. Roger Federer’s monogrammed get-up will doubtless make an appearance over the next few weeks, but the swanky Swiss has nothing on Suzanne Lenglen’s white fur coat, on display here at the 1923 Wimbledon Championships, which she would go on to win in some style. One of the most talented—and flamboyant—athletes of her generation, Lenglen won 31 Championship titles between 1914 and 1926; known to quaff cognac on court, she also earned the enduring sobriquet La Divine from the French press.

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