Wimbledon holds a meeting in the next week about coronakrisen. Cancellation and postponement are among the potential scenarios.

Many of the year’s biggest sporting events are already canceled or postponed as a result of coronakrisen, but the biggest event, Wimbledon, has not yet responded to the worldwide problem.

the Year-usually the third grand slam tournament is scheduled to be played from 29. June 12. July, but now communicate turneringsarrangøren (AELTC), that there is scheduled a crisis meeting in the next week about the situation.

– AELTC can confirm that we are continuing a detailed evaluation of all scenarios for the championships in 2020, including the postponement and cancellation as a result of the covid 19-outbreak.

– A crisis meeting scheduled for next week, and in preparation we communicate closely with the LTA (british tennisorganisation), ATP (men’s tennis), WTA (women), ITF (international tennisorganisation), and the other grand slam tournaments, says in a press release.

All tennis tournaments with both the men and ladies are provisionally suspended until 7. June. The Grand slam tournament French Open is postponed from may to september.

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