Tennis

Wimbledon cancelled in 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

Share this with
Copy
Share this article
ByReuters
01/04/2020 at 15:01 | Updated 01/04/2020 at 15:08

LONDON, April 1 (Reuters) - The Wimbledon Championships scheduled to take place from June 29-July 12 have been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) said on Wednesday.

"It is with great regret that the main board of the All England Club and the committee of management of the championships have today decided that The Championships 2020 will be cancelled due to public health concerns linked to the coronavirus epidemic," the AELTC said in a statement https://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/news/articles/2020-04-01/cancellation_of_the_championships_2020.html.

"The 134th Championships will instead be staged from June 28 to July 11, 2021."

Tennis

Auger-Aliassime joins Goffin and Fognini in UTS league

11 HOURS AGO

It marks the first time in 75 years that the grasscourt Grand Slam will not be held after the second World War prevented organisers from holding the tournament between 1940-1945. (Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

Tennis

Tennis Legends: Who will dominate when tennis returns?

18 HOURS AGO
Tennis

Murray and Konta set for British Tour as elite-level tennis returns

19 HOURS AGO
Related Topics
Tennis
Share this with
Copy
Share this article

Latest News

Tennis

Auger-Aliassime joins Goffin and Fognini in UTS league

11 HOURS AGO

Latest Videos

Tennis

Tennis Legends: Who will dominate when tennis returns?

00:04:29

Most popular

Transfers

Icardi's decision and why that impacts Lautaro - Euro Papers

16 HOURS AGO
View more