CEO of Wimbledon Richard Lewis this waiting Roger Federer and Serena Williams you can participate in the edition 2021 of the Championships after a pandemic COVID-19 forced the organizers to cancel the tournament history of this year.
Federer underwent a surgery in the right knee after the Match for Africa, 6, and his return to the court was scheduled for the swing of grass, but now there are many doubts about the whole tennis season 2020. The swiss maestro and the u.s. were among the first players to react to the news expressing his disappointment and sadness.
Lewis said: “We would love to see the two of them. It is something that we can’t wait. We hope that we enjoy ourselves even more next year. “ Meanwhile, the ATP and the WTA, extended the suspension of the season, at least until the 13 of July.
Craig Tiley, CEO of Tennis Australia, has confessed that there are currently no guarantees that you can resume the game to the end of 2020. “It is a difficult situation for all. It would be really wonderful if the sport could recover.
But I don’t think it unrealistic to say that there will be more tennis in 2020. My optimism leads me to think that things will work out sooner than we think, “ Lewis said. In any case, thanks to the insurance policy in 2003 , at the time of the SARS epidemic (policy provided in the case of pandemics viral) will help Wimbledon to save a large part of the profits, covering almost £ 100 million.