Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday due to the Corona Virus pandemic, the primary time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis event will not be performed.
The All England Club introduced after an emergency assembly that the occasion it refers to easily as The Championships is being scrapped for 2020.
Wimbledon was scheduled to be performed on the membership’s grass courts on the outskirts of London from June 29 to July 12.
Instead, the following version of the event will probably be June 28 to July 11, 2021.
The event was first held in 1877 and has been contested yearly since, apart from two stretches: from 1915-18 due to World War I, and from 1940-45 due to World War II.
It now joins the rising listing of sports activities occasions scrapped utterly in 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
That consists of the Tokyo Olympics — which have been pushed again 12 months —( and the NCAA males’s and girls’s faculty basketball tournaments.
Wimbledon is the primary main tennis championship utterly worn out this yr due to the Corona Virus. The begin of the French Open was postponed from late May to late September.
As of now, the U.S. Open continues to be scheduled to be performed in New York from Aug. 31 to Sept. 13.