Game, set and tub marks Wimbledon Sunday

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As Roger Federer made history with his eighth Wimbledon title, players struggled to hit one tennis ball into a tub at the Killegruer fun day.

To the background sound of crashing Atlantic breakers, tennis hopefuls trying their luck on Neil Littleson’s game, set and tub stall had 30 seconds to aim as many balls as they could into a half barrel about 10 yards away – the best score was five.

It was just one of many stalls at the annual fun day postponed from Saturday due to poor weather.