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Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Wimbledon canceled for 1st time since World War II because of coronavirus pandemic

Wimbledon canceled for 1st time since World War II because of coronavirus pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

WIMBLEDON, England - Wimbledon canceled for 1st time since World War II because of coronavirus pandemic.
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Wimbledon Canceled for First Time Since World War II Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Time

Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won't be played.
The All England Club announced after an emergency meeting that the event it refers to simply as The Championships is being scrapped for 2020.
Wimbledon 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.
The tournament was first held in 1877 and has been contested every year since, with the...
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