London: The Wimbledon Championship 2020 has been officially canceled. All England Lawn Tennis Club (AILTC) gave this information on Wednesday. AELTC has said that this tournament will now be held between 28 June to 11 July 2021. This decision has been taken due to Coromav virus, the dreaded disease spreading. This is the first time since 1945 that this tournament has been canceled. Earlier it was canceled during the second world war.
AELTC said in a statement, “We have to say with great sadness that the All England Clubs and Management Committee have decided that the Championship 2020 is canceled this year due to the corona virus. The 134th Championship is now June 28 To be played from July 11 to 2021. “
It is with great regret that the AELTC has today decided that the Championships 2020 will be canceled 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
The statement said, “The consequences of its cancellation are the people involved, including the players, but we have thought about this and we are making strategies for this. This also applies to the loyal staff. With whom we take responsibility seriously. “
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The second French Grand Slam of the year before the Wimbledon was also postponed and it has been decided to be held between September 20 and October 4. However, many players say that this would not be the right time to play on clay court during the hard court season.