Thursday, April 2, 2020

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus - where does that leave tennis in 2020?

Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were the 2019 singles champions

By Russell Fuller

Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The tournament was due to be played between 29 June and 12 July.

The entire grass-court season has been abandoned, and there will be no professional tennis anywhere in the world until at least 13 July.

Wimbledon is the latest major summer sporting event to be called off, with Euro 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics postponed for 12 months.  Read more >>