Wimbledon’s service was at fault over ticket name change

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I wanted to treat my mother-in-law, who has waited 80 years to visit the tournament

I have tickets to the Wimbledon tennis championships that are in my name, and I was hoping to transfer them to my wife so she could take her mother, who is 80 and was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. She would love to attend for the first time.

I contacted the ticket office and was initially turned down. I explained the situation, the team was consulted and I was then given approval if I provided documentation that my wife and I lived at the same address – thus providing proof that I wasn’t simply trying to sell the tickets.

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