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No major financial impact on British tennis due to cancellation of Wimbledon, says All England club boss Richard Lewis
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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
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'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.'

Coronavirus Outbreak: There may be no more tennis this year, says Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: There may be no more tennis this year, says Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis

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
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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.

Wimbledon chief executive Richard Lewis set to step down after 2020 tournament
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Wimbledon chief executive Richard Lewis set to step down after 2020 tournament

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
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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
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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

Wimbledon 2018: Venus Williams lauds organisers for giving female stars top billing in show courts
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Wimbledon 2018: Venus Williams lauds organisers for giving female stars top billing in show courts

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.

Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal slams new shot clock rule, says 'it's all about business'
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Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal slams new shot clock rule, says 'it's all about business'

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.

U-23 World Wrestling Championship: Bajrang Punia, Vinod Kumar bag silver medals for India
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U-23 World Wrestling Championship: Bajrang Punia, Vinod Kumar bag silver medals for India

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
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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.

Wimbledon 2017: Security ramped up at All England Club after London terror attacks
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Wimbledon 2017: Security ramped up at All England Club after London terror attacks

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.