The Wimbledon Open, The Biggest Tennis Tournament of The Year, Also Has Been Canceled Due to The Corona Virus.
World activities and sports events continue to canceled due to global outbreak of Corona virus. Wimbledon Open Tennis Tournament Cancel. Now the Wimbledon Championship, the biggest tennis tournament of the year, has been canceled.
This is the first time since World War II that the Wimbledon Open has been canceled.
Wimbledon was schedule to begin on June 29 2020. After cancellation of Olympics, it was decide to play games in empty grounds.
But the event has ultimately canceled due to the players’ refusal to play in the stadium. And the possible refusal of the sponsors.
“We announce it with great regret,” the statement said on the Wimbledon website. The All England Club’s main board and the championship management committee have canceled the Wimbledon Championship. In view of the risks posed to the public’s health due to the Corona virus.
The 134th Wimbledon Championship will now be held from June 28 to July 11 next year, the statement said.
The Wimbledon administration added in its statement that the people and players of the UK and around the world. Who have ensured Wimbledon for us. The health and safety of guests, members, staff, volunteers, partners and locals is a top priority.
He said that the Committee of Management decided that cancellation of the championship was the best decision keeping in view the health of the people.
In this regard, has announced that those bought tickets will be refunded soon. And, by contacting them directly, the opportunity to repurchase the same day next year will be provided on a priority basis.
Wimbledon has canceled for the first time since World War II. And it is likely that the cancellation of the scheduled Davis Cup contests in November will be announced soon.
Meanwhile, the French Open has moved from May to September. Which many players have expressed apathy that the administration did not ask for their opinion before moving the event.
Corona Virus Mainland
The Corona virus originated in Wuhan, China, where more than 3,300 deaths had reported in China alone.
Initially, the virus restricted to China only. But later on, it began to spread rapidly in the Middle East and Europe, and Italy. So far only Italy had the highest number of 15,000 casualties.
So far 62,264 people have died by the virus worldwide. However, more than 11 lakh 62 thousand people have been affected with Covid-19 worldwide.
Is this 1st sports event that had cancelled?
Wimbledon Open is not the first sport to be contested by the Corona virus In fact, several sports competitions have already been canceled.
All cricket matches have been canceled briefly. While all competitions including the Euro Cup, Copa America and the Olympics have been canceled due to the virus.
Pakistan Super League knockout matches also had postponed due to Corona virus.
IPL first it was postpone till April 15 but after reviewing the situation of Covid-19 outbreak. This event has canceled for unknown time.
So Wimbledon Open Tennis Tournament Cancel is the big jerk to sports.