Due to coronavirus Wimbledon has been canceled this year, also canceled cricket-football world international match. This is the best attraction in world tennis for the first time is closed after World War II.
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) feels the game is justified in Grass Court Grand Slam to deal with coronavirus. However, after an emergency meeting on Wednesday, a Twitter message informed that they decided that the Grass Court Grand Slam could not be held this time because of the pandemic coronavirus.
It is with great regret that the AELTC has today decided that The Championships 2020 will be cancelled due to public health concerns linked to the coronavirus epidemic.
The 134th Championships will instead be staged from 28 June to 11 July 2021.https://t.co/c0QV2ymGAt
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) April 1, 2020
“We did not take the matter unimportantly,” said Ian Hewitt, chairman of the AELTC. We made this decision considering public health. Without World War II, Wimbledon was never disrupted. It was in our memory. But in this tragic situation, we feel it is logical to cancel the competition.
More than 1.174 million people worldwide suffer from coronavirus. 64 Thousands 471 of people died. 3,352 people have died in England. The number of victims in the country is about 31 thousand.
The historic tennis tournament was scheduled to begin on June 29 at Wimbledon. It was supposed to run until July 22. But organizers say it is not possible in crisis situations due to coronavirus. The Wimbledon has been canceled for 2020 this year, the AELTC added. Later, they also announced the schedule for the next edition of the tournament. Authorities say the Wimbledon tournament next year 2021, will begin on June 28 and run until July 11.
Founded in 1868, the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club is a privately owned club known as the All England Croquet Club. The club’s first ground was on Wurpledon’s Oral Road. The lawn tennis game, invented by Major Walter Clopton Wingfield in 1876, which he used to call sticky or spherical, became involved in the club’s activities. The game officially launched in 1877, and in the spring of that year, the team was renamed The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC). Since then, the tournament has won the prestigious Grand Slam of the world. One of the world’s four most popular tennis competitions. Wimbledon was closed for the first time in 1915. Because that was the year World War I started and the war lasted until 1918.
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