Wimbledon 2021 and Covid: From tests to the famous queue – how SW19 has adapted to the coronavirus pandemic

Wimbledon 2021 and Covid: From tests to the famous queue – how SW19 has adapted to the coronavirus pandemic

Wimbledon 2021 and Covid: From tests to the famous queue – how SW19 has adapted to the coronavirus pandemic

The i says not much changes at Wimbledon, the tournament that has been at the centre of the tennis calendar since 1877. To a certain extent, that is part of its charm.

The grass-court surfaces are impractical for tennis, with their low, sometimes uneven bounce and baselines that resemble sandpits after two weeks of hot weather.

And if the sun doesn’t shine, as it flatly refused to on Monday, the courts are kept under protective covers at the first sign of the famous British summer.


https://inews.co.uk/sport/tennis/wimbledon-2021-covid-tests-queue-rules-sw19-coronavirus-pandemic-1075426

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