Coronavirus: The Wimbledon tennis tournament gets cancelled

The global emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic adds another significant victim in the sports world: the Wimbledon tennis tournament.

The 2020 edition of the prestigious event has been cancelled.  

"With great regret we announce that the 134th Championship scheduled for 2020 has been cancelled. The next edition will be held from 28 June 11 July 2021. Our efforts will now be aimed at facing the emergency and supporting those affected by the Coronavirus", said the organisers in a note to the press.

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