WASHINGTON, June 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The last Monday in June was originally meant to be the first day of the Wimbledon Championships. It’s a day when, by tradition, the reigning men’s champion enters Centre Court to begin his […]
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) While the 2020 Wimbledon Championships have already been cancelled this summer due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, meaning there will be no summer fortnight activity at the SW19 grass courts for the first time […]
WASHINGTON, April 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Eight-time Wimbledon gentlemen’s singles champion Roger Federer addressed tennis fans worldwide in a video posted on the All England Club’s website and through its social media channels Thursday afternoon. “Play is suspended, but […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Reaction to Wednesday afternoon’s news that Wimbledon and the rest of the grass-court season have been cancelled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic came swiftly – much of it via social media platforms […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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