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It was a searing day in June 1954, when a cool and collected man in dark sunglasses triumphed in tennis. The London crowd could not stop celebrating the new champion of Wimbledon. To the Western world, he was a beacon of democratic liberalism; to the East, he was an evil Communist exile. On paper, he was an Egyptian national - to this day, the only Egyptian to ever champion Wimbledon.  His name was Jaroslav Drobný. He was the furthest thing…