Wimbledon

Isner-Mahut: Now You Can Re-live Tennis’s Longest Match

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Damian Kust is an American Studies major at the University of Gdańsk in Poland and writes for the Last Word on Tennis website. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Kust no longer attends his […]

Angelique Kerber: ‘There Will Be Brighter Days’

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In a week of challenging circumstances facing tennis, Wednesday’s announcement that this year’s Wimbledon Championships had been cancelled by the All England Club has brought out many thoughtful responses. On Wednesday, 2018 Wimbledon women’s […]

Lloyd Harris Reacts To Wimbledon Cancellation

CAPE TOWN, April 3, 2020 (SA Press Release) South African rising star Lloyd Harris has expressed sadness over the news that Wimbledon has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus crisis but admits health and safety is more important. […]

USTA Reacts To Wimbledon Cancellation

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With today’s news that the 2020 Wimbledon Championships have cancelled and with the French Tennis Federation already having moved the dates of this year’s French Open from May to September – and with […]

With Great Britain On Lockdown, 2020 Wimbledon Championships Cancelled

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 2020 Wimbledon Championships have been cancelled due to public health concerns linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Official word came from the AELTC about 4 p.m. London time Wednesday. The 134th Championships, instead, […]

Wimbledon Decision Will Be No Splendour In The Grass

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With Great Britain on lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and pro tennis halted until at least June 8, which coincides with start of the traditional British grass-court season, it should come […]

The Telegraph: All England Club Will Confirm Wimbledon Cancellation This Week

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Telegraph tennis correspondent Simon Briggs confirmed Sunday night that the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club will announce the cancellation of Wimbledon after its emergency board meeting scheduled on Wednesday. According to the […]

Wimbledon Fate Will Be Decided Next Week

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Wimbledon organizers announced Wednesday that the All England Club will decide on the fate of the 2020 Wimbledon Championships next week. While the AELTC says they are considering both cancellation and postponement, their […]

Wimbledon Looking At Contingency Plans Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

STARNBERG, March 25, 2020 The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) confirmed Wednesday that it is continuing a detailed evaluation of all scenarios for this year’s Wimbledon Championships, including postponement and cancellation, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The […]