It’s not just Wimbledon where refreshments get fancy, at the Rothmans International Tennis Tournament at the Royal Albert Hall these audience members popped open the bubbly too:

Audience members having refreshments during a tennis tournament held at the Royal Albert Hall
Audience members enjoy refreshments during the Rothmans International Tennis Tournament, 23-27 January 1973

The Rothmans International Tennis Tournament was a men’s tennis tournament held at the Royal Albert Hall in London six times between 1970 and 1977. From 1973 until 1977 the tournament was part of the World Championship Tennis circuit.

Players from over 11 countries competed in the events, which celebrated crowned winners including the great Björn Borg (Sweden), Rod Laver (Australia), Adriano Panatta (Italy) and British champion Mark Cox.

Ilie Nastase and Jim Connors
Ilie Nastase and Jim Connors at the Rothmans International Tennis Tournament, 1972

Ken Rosewall
Ken Rosewall at the Rothmans International Tennis Tournament, 1973

Rothmans International Tennis Tournament 1972
Rothmans International Tennis Tournament, 1972