Wimbledon 2020 Cancelled: What it Means to Sports Betting
The Wimbledon Championships have been cancelled for the first since the World Wars due to coronavirus pandemic. The All England made an announcement on Wednesday notifying the world of tennis including sports bookmakers that the much-anticipated tennis tourney will face cancellation amid the rampant of COVID-19.
This is the first time that Wimbledon has been cancelled since World War II of 1945. At the same time, it is the first time since 1877 that the tourney will not be played during peacetime.
The Wimbledon has been scheduled to run from the 29 June to 12 July
As if that was not enough, the ATP and the WTP went on and make a joint announcement highlighting that all events that are at the level of the professional tour have been cancelled through July 13. Nevertheless, the same decision has also been made by the International Tennis Federation.
Despite other sports events in England considered numerous options that include postponements. The International Tennis Federation decided that cancellation of all tennis events including the Wimbledon will take place with immediate effect.
Tennis Players Reaction to Wimbledon Cancellation
Tennis players of the past and present have aired their grievance towards the cancellation of the best tournament in tennis. Rodger Federer, Serena Williams and Billie Jean King went on and expressed their sadness on their social media platform.
It is with great regret that the AELTC has today decided that the Championship 2020 will be cancelled due to public health concern linked to coronavirus pandemic
The 134th championship will instead best be staged from 28 June to 11 July 2021
So sad to hear Wimbledon won’t take place this year. Last year’s final will forever be one of the happiest days of my life! But we are going through something bigger than tennis and Wimbledon will be back!
And it means I have even longer to look forward to defending my title.
Wimbledon Tennis Betting Demises Amid Cancellation
With the Wimbledon tennis tournament not happening this year, it is a major blow to most tennis sports betting bookmakers. It is very sad that the 2020 odds were already in place.
And most bettors have already placed their real money bets. Well, the world is facing something very bigger than tennis and as it stands the whole world is against the odds with people losing their lives every day.
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