With a historic health crisis, historic cancellation: the tennis tournament at Wimbledon, in the United Kingdom, was canceled following the Covid-19. Created in 1877, it is the first time that it has been canceled since the Second World War.
A historical fact has just occurred in the sports world. In the United Kingdom, the Wimbledon tennis tournament has been canceled. The global epidemic of Covid-19 is the cause. You have to go back to the Second World War to find its last cancellation. Regarding its French equivalent, the Roland-Garros tournament, it was postponed from September 20 to October 4.
Novak Djokovic has promised to donate one million euros to equip his Serbia native in respirators and medical equipment. Roger Federer meanwhile paid the same amount for disadvantaged families. The Spanish player Rafael Nadal asked other Spanish athletes to collect 11 million euros for hospitals together.