Wimbledon has been canceled by the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Grand Slam tennis tournament was scheduled to be played on the club’s grass courts on the outskirts of London from June 29 to July 12. Instead, the next edition of the tournament will be June 28 to July 11, 2021.
Also Wednesday, the ATP and WTA announced that the men’s and women’s professional tennis tours would be suspended until at least July 13. They already had been on hold through June
The decision was announced Wednesday, and it means the tournament will not go ahead for the first time since World War II. The grass-court grand slam had been due to begin in London on June 29.