Wimbledon 2021: How to watch and everything you need to know about the tennis championships
The 2021 tournament takes place from Monday, June 28 with the men’s final taking place on Sunday, July 11.
The event will continue with 50% stadium capacity for Center Court and No. 1, and 75% for smaller performance arenas.
For round 4 and quarterfinals, the AELTC said they aim to increase allocations to Center Court, Court 1 and on-court passes. Also, for the semi-finals and finals, the aim is to aim for 100% capacity on Center Court and a small number of tickets on Court 1 and ground passes.
Ticket holders will need to present proof of Covid-19 status upon entry, either in the form of both doses or a negative lateral flow test within 48 hours of attending.
They will also be required to wear face coverings at the venue, but will not be required to wear masks and social distance while sitting at the venue.
AELTC also announced that there will be a 5% cut on bonuses.
With the return of the familiar position in the summer, No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic hopes to reclaim the Wimbledon title won in 2019.
Djokovic is aiming for a sixth Wimbledon title and his 20th Grand Slam title won at the French Open in June.
If he does, he will equal Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on a total of 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
In May, Osaka withdrew from the French Open after being fined $15,000 for refusing to speak to the media at Roland Garros.
The four-time Grand Slam champion posted a statement on Twitter that she would be withdrawing so “everyone can get their attention back on the tennis game going on in Paris,” adding that she will be “temporarily away from the field for a while.”
Osaka revealed she has had “protracted depression” since winning her first Grand Slam title in 2018.
First seed Ashleigh Barty will be looking to claim her second Grand Slam title after winning her first at the 2019 French Open.
The 25-year-old retired because of a left thigh injury in the second round match of Roland-Garros recently.
Here’s where you can watch the action:
Africa: Canal Plus International (Afrique)
Asia: Disney Networks Singapore Pte Ltd
Canada: TSN Canada
China: CCTV5 (Mandarin), IQIYI
Japan: NHK, WOWOW
India: Star India
Middle East: beIN Sports MENA
South Africa: Supersport
South America: ESPN Latin America (ESPN Sur)
Turkey: Saran Sport, S Sport (sub-Licencee), TRT (sub-Licencee)
UK: BBC TV & Radio, Eurosport UK
USA: ESPN, Tennis Channel
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