Memory Lane: A toast to tennis royalty

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'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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