Memory Lane: A toast to tennis royalty

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Tuesday October 11th, 2011

Wimbledon champions Jimmy Connors and his fiancée, Chris Evert, at the Lawn Tennis Association Ball at London’s Governor House in 1974. (Brian Smith/AP)

Memory Lane is a recurring feature in which we dig through SI.com's photo archives for classic pictures. I have seen this picture many times, but it's only just now I noticed the champagne bottle is corked and Jimmy and Chrissie's glasses are actually empty. That toast was a bad omen.

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