John McEnroe, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer help mark 100 years of Centre Court

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Close to 30 past singles champions, including Rod Laver, Bjorn Borg, Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Venus Williams, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, John McEnroe Andy Murray and Roger Federer, made appearances while there was a singing cameo from Sir Cliff Richard as Wimbledon marked 100 years of Centre Court on Sunday.

Here, Tennis365 picks out the best pictures from the occasion.

The retiring Sue Barker and three-time men’s champion John McEnroe presented the ceremony (John Walton/PA)

Long-time friend of Wimbledon Sir Cliff Richard provided a musical interlude.

Sir Cliff Richard rolled back the years by singing ‘Summer Holiday’ (John Walton/PA)

Sir Cliff was surrounded by champions and contenders.

Laura Robson, Asia Muhammad and Eden Silva had a close-up view of the performance (John Walton/PA)
Tim Henman popped in.

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Tim Henman made an appearance (John Walton/PA)
A slew of former champions would be introduced.

Pat Cash, left, Conchita Martinez, centre, and Martina Hingis were among the former champions introduced to the crowd (John Walton/PA)
John McEnroe had the honour of introducing his great rival Bjorn Borg.

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Bjorn Borg, centre, was introduced to the crowd by his great former rival McEnroe (John Walton/PA)

 

 

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Andy Murray, left, received a loud ovation while the reception for the controversial Margaret Court, right, was not as effusive as the others (John Walton/PA)

Lleyton Hewitt, Rod Laver, Venus Williams, Marion Bartoli, Billie Jean King and Angelique Kerber (John Walton/PA)

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Roger Federer appeared to get the loudest ovation as he stepped out on Centre Court again (John Walton/PA)

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