Wimbledon Canceled for 1st Time Since WWII Because of Coronavirus

Wimbledon was scheduled to be played on the club's grass courts on the outskirts of London from June 29 to July 12.

  • Published 1 April 2020

[template id="240357"] Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won't be played. Britain imposed a nationwide lockdown just over a week ago, and the All England Club announced after a two-day emergency meeting that the event it refers to simply as The Championships is being scrapped for 2020. That hadn't happened since 1945. Wimbledon was scheduled to be… Read at AP News