The Wimbledon tennis match is planning its comeback in 2021.
Wimbledon was the one grand slam match canceled this 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic, however the All England Membership introduced plans for its return subsequent 12 months.
“Staging The Championships in 2021 is our primary precedence and we’re actively engaged in situation planning with the intention to ship on that precedence,” All England Membership chief govt Sally Bolton stated.
The match, cancelled this 12 months for the primary time since 1945, is scheduled to run subsequent 12 months from June 28-July 11. It might be held at full capability, decreased capability or with out followers, the membership stated.
All the choices are depending on the standing of presidency and public well being tips, the membership stated.
The US Open and French Open have been held this 12 months however with strict protocols to scale back the potential for spreading the virus. No followers have been allowed at Flushing Meadows, whereas Roland Garros was restricted to 1,000 followers per day.
“Our overriding precedence will proceed to be the well being and security of all of our stakeholders, particularly our company, our workers, and our rivals,” the All England Membership stated.
“We’re working carefully with the related authorities and public well being authorities, alongside the remainder of the sports activities trade, to grasp the various challenges and alternatives introduced by the continuing coronavirus pandemic.”
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The Australian Open was held this 12 months earlier than the coronavirus pandemic unfold around the globe, however the 2021 match might be affected. Subsequent 12 months’s match at Melbourne Park is scheduled to run from January 18-31.
Australian Open chief govt Craig Tiley has stated he needs worldwide tennis gamers arriving for the match to be exempt from the 14-day resort quarantines which can be necessary for inbound vacationers.