The third Grand Slam of the year, Wimbledon 2020, was cancelled due to the Corona epidemic. The oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament will not be played for the first time after World War II. This has been officially announced by the Wimbledon twitter. This year’s tournament has to be played from 29 June to 12 July.
However, They called of this year’s championship and it will be held next year. Earlier, the organizers of Wimbledon refused to hold the two-week tournament without an audience. The organizers had no other option but to cancel it in view of the growing case of Coronavirus infection.
This tournament was first held in 1877. Since then, this tournament has been held every year except for two occasions. This prestigious tournament could not be held until 1915–18 due to World War I for the first time and 1940–45 due to World War II. And now for the third time in 2020, this tournament had to be canceled.
The eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer expressed his disappointment by tweeting ” devastated “. Seven-time champion Serena Williams said that she was “Shooked” with the decision.