Retractable roof allows for late night matches at Wimbledon

04/21/2009 | Google

The new retractable roof on Wimbledon's Centre Court will allow tennis matches to continue after the sun sets. It took two years to build the roof, which will be used in public for the first time during a test event next month. The roof is fitted with floodlights and made of translucent waterproof fabric.

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