No major financial impact on British tennis due to cancellation of Wimbledon, says All England club boss Richard Lewis
The US Open is going ahead as scheduled from the end of August while the French Open has moved to the end of September from May and Sally Bolton, who will succeed Lewis, said the AELTC would learn all they can from the tournaments.
'Protocols are in place for reason', Wimbledon chief expresses disappointment over botched Adria Tour
Wimbledon chief said, 'The images were disappointing and I think that ... what needs to come out of it is everybody involved — not just players, but administrators, organisers, entourages — understands that the protocols, rules and regulations are in place for a reason.'
Richard Lewis, who is set to step down as Wimbledon chief executive in July, said he hoped the situation will stabilise in the coming months to allow the hardcourt season to get underway before the US Open begins on 24 August.
Wimbledon officials prepping for scheduled start despite Roland Garros postponement due to Coronavirus
The All England Club said it will close the museum in its grounds, which is open all year, and other facilities following the British government’s recommendation to avoid unnecessary gatherings.
Under CEO Richard Lewis, Wimbledon saw a remarkable 160% increase in player prize money, Court No. 1 was rebuilt and the grass-court season was extended
Wimbledon 2019: 12th seed Fabio Fognini to be fined for on-court outburst; Nick Kyrgios to be let off for aiming at Nadal's body
Italian 12th seed Fabio Fognini will be fined for saying 'a bomb should explode at Wimbledon'' during his third-round match against Tennys Sandgren
Wimbledon 2019: Andy Murray's security a concern, can play only on show courts, says All England Club chief executive
Andy Murray who will be marking his return to tennis with the men's doubles at Wimbledon 2019, can only play on the show courts due to security reasons
After years of being criticised for prioritising male stars like Roger Federer and Andy Murray, Wimbledon bosses have bowed to pressure and Venus, a five-time champion at the grass-court Grand Slam, was quick to salute the move.
Rafael Nadal insisted Tuesday that plans by Wimbledon to introduce a 25-second shot clock will kill off the sport's capacity for epic Grand Slam confrontations.
Asian champion Bajrang Punia and Vinod Kumar settled for silver medals at the U-23 World Wrestling Championship in Poland after losing their respective finals as India finished with three medals at the event.
Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray joins sexism debate and calls for equal representation on big show courts
Andy Murray slammed the 'unfair' Wimbledon scheduling as top women players were shunted onto the outside courts on "Manic Monday", while the big four of men's tennis took centre-stage.
Under-cover surveillance spotters, firearms officers and protective barriers are in place to protect the two-week tournament, which typically sees around 40,000 people per day visiting the site.