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From page 45 was not prepared to risk losing a third Cup to a future three- times Champion so the decision was taken that the new trophy would never become the property of the winner. classical god, together with elements. The reserves around the rim show Minerva presiding over the seven liberal arts: astrology, geometry, arithmetic, music, rhetoric, dialectic and grammar, each with relevant attribute. The Cup, which is made of silver gilt, stands 18 inches high and has a diameter of 7.5 inches. The inscription on the Cup reads: “The All England Lawn Tennis Club Single Handed Championship of the World”. Around the bowl are engraved the dates and names of the Champions. The rim of the salver has an ovolo moulding. The Champions receive a three-quarter size replica of the Cup bearing the names of all past Champions (14 inches diameter). In 2009, there being no space left to engrave the names of the Champions, a black plinth with an ornamented silver band was designed to accompany the Cup. Doubles and Mixed Championships The Gentlemen’s Doubles Trophy is a silver challenge cup for the Gentlemen’s Pairs’ competition. When the doubles moved to Wimbledon in 1884 the Oxford University Lawn Tennis Club presented the trophy to the All England Club. The Champions receive a three-quarter size replica of the Cup bearing the names of all past Champions (height 13.5 inches). Ladies’ Singles Championship The Ladies’ Singles Trop 䁥ٕ́ͥȁٕͅȰͽѥ)ɕɕѼ́ѡI͕݅ѕȁ͠ȁÝI͕݅ѕȁ͠)ݡ݅́Ёɕ͕ѕѼѡ ݡѡ)ɽչ݅́ɽՍظQٕͅȰݡ́)ѕɱٕͥȰѱ䁝̀ԁ́ѕȸQ)ѡѡɅѥ́ѡ)Q1ϊdՉ́Qɽ䁥́ЁٕͥȁٕȰ)ݸ́QՍ́-Ё ɕ͕ѕѼѡ) Ո䁉!I QAɥ́5ɥAɕͥЁѡ) Ո)Q5ᕐՉ́Qɽ䁥ٕ́ͥȁٕ)ɕ͕ѕѼѡ Ոѡ䁽ѡєL )MѠL MѠݽѡՉ́ѥѱȁذ)ѹ͡ݥѠѡє0I͕)QɅ́́ɔQɅ͕ѕ)ݥѠȁɥЁ՜ȁаݥѠمɥ)ɥѕ́Ս́ͥɬՍ́ɽչȸ)Q ͡ɽ́ɔ啐ȁ͕ٕɅѡ)ѡ啅ȁѡ]1ݸQ́5͕մ)Qȁɕ͕ٕ́ѡ́ѡ͠х(