The 2021 Wimbledon Tournament will be the 134th edition of the Championships, a tennis tournament that will be played on the lawns of Church Road, and is the third round of the Slam season for 2021. The tournament will be played between 28 June and 10 July 2021 on 19 courts of the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
Novak Dokovic and Simona Halep are the defending champions of the men's and women's singles. We have to recall that in 2020 the tournament was not played due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Although the total reopening in Great Britain has been postponed for a month to 19 July due to the spread of the Delta variant of the virus, the board of the Championships has announced that it has reached an agreement with the British government to increase the number of people who will be able to be present during the two weeks.
Wimbledon 2021: the finals will be with the FULL CAPACITY of the crowd!
Initially, 4,000 people were expected: now there will be 50% of people in the Ground fields during the first days of the Grand Slam up to 100% for the finals on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June.
On the Central Court, all 15,000 seats will be occupied on the final weekend of the tournament. In the note we can read: "Certain events, including the 2021 Championships, may be held with a greater spectator capacity than the current Phase 3 of the Government's Event Research Program.
We are continuing to work closely with the Government to finalize details of our participation in the Event Research Program, including spectator certification requirements regarding Covid. We will post an additional update on Wednesday, June 16 to confirm these details.
" Here is the official press release shared on Twitter by the Wimbledon board: "We welcome the announcements from Boris Johnson and Oliver Dowden that a number of events, including The Championships 2021, can be held with higher spectator capacities than the current Step 3 guidance as part of the Government's Event Research Program.
This year at Wimbledon ther should be all the greatests players on the planet, with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka all ready for a great show.
We welcome the announcements from @BorisJohnson and @OliverDowden that a number of events, including The Championships 2021, can be held with higher spectator capacities than the current Step 3 guidance as part of the Government's Event Research Programme.
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