30 June 2013

Question Of The Day #106: The Royal Battle!

Weekly Theme: WIMBLEDON

How is this uniquely connected to the All England Lawn Tennis Championships?

Answer: (Please highlight the text below)

King George the Sixth (of The King’s Speech fame) became the only member of the Royal family to compete at Wimbledon when he partnered Louis Greig to lose in the first round.


  1. King George VI (Colin Firth’s character in The King’s Speech) played in the 1926 Wimbledon championships while he was still the Duke of York. He lost in the first round.

  2. King George VI played in Wimbledon in 1926.

  3. King George VI participated in Wimbledon 1926 men's doubles competition.