Wimbledon

LONDON: In a welcome move that upholds the long espoused principle that politics should be kept out of international sport, the ATP, WTA and International Tennis Federation (ITF) late Friday confirmed that this year's Wimbledon Grand Slam has been stripped of ranking points.

Reason: The decision by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), UK's governing body for tennis, following on from Russia's invasion of Ukraine, to ban Russian and Belarusian players from participating in the sport's only grass court Grand Slam.

Apr 27, 2022 06:04
LONDON: World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic and other unvaccinated players will be allowed to compete at Wimbledon, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), which runs the grass court slam, confirmed Tuesday. 
Apr 21, 2022 14:04
THE ATP AND WTA HAVE CRITICISED the unprecedented decision by Wimbledon authorities to ban Russian and Belarusian players from the 2022 tournament, in what is claimed by them to be a "strong" response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. 
Jan 17, 2022 18:01
LONDON: UK-based telecommunications giant Vodafone has announced a five-year partnership with Wimbledon as Official Connectivity Partner of The Championships and The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. While financial terms were not disclosed, UK's The Guardian reported it as a ‘multimillion pound’ deal.
Jul 12, 2021 18:07
LONDON: World number one Novak Djokovic won his sixth Wimbledon title on Sunday, defeating Italy's Matteo Berrettini 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 and taking his overall tennis Grand Slam tally to 20 alongside great rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. 
Jun 24, 2021 19:06
LONDON: Wimbledon's official smartphone partner, OPPO, Thursday celebrated the return of tennis through the launch of their new campaign, Courting the Colour. 
Jun 24, 2021 19:06
LOS ANGELES: Pioneering digital artist Mike Winkelmann, more commonly known as Beeple, Thursday announced the launch of WENEW, a curator and provisioner of iconic moments as non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Jun 16, 2021 17:06
LONDON: The AELTC on Wednesday announced updated details for Wimbledon 2021, including ticketing capacities, COVID-status certification, other health and safety requirements, prize money for competitors, initial wild cards, and the launch of the third consultation on the AELTC Wimbledon Park Project.
Jun 16, 2021 17:06
LONDON: Jaguar UK Tuesday announced it has renewed its partnership with The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) for a further five years. As Official Car of The Championships, Wimbledon, Jaguar will not only supply a fleet of vehicles to support event operations, but will work with its long-standing partner to unearth the stories behind the iconic British sporting event.
Jun 15, 2021 16:06
MUMBAI: Edtech company upGrad Tuesday announced an advertising tie-up with Star Sports for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (WTC) finals: India Vs NZ and the 2021 Wimbledon Championship.  This marks upGrad’s third collaboration/association with Star Sports post, IPL 2020, and India vs England series in 2021, thereby strengthening upGrad’s deep India penetration.
Apr 28, 2021 21:04
LONDON: The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has outlined plans to "kick off the British summer of sport in style with the return of the Wimbledon Championships in 2021".