Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world.It started in 1877.It is held at All England Club in London.The tournament is played on grass court.It is the most prestigious Grand Slam.

It is one of the four Grand Slams being played in June-July every year.Last year due to Covid-19 pandemic,the tournament got cancelled.The club exercised insurance cover worth £100 million for cancellation.

Novak Djokovic was men’s singles winner in 2019 while Simona Halep won women’s singles title.

Wimbledon 2021 starts on 28th June.Qualifying rounds start from Monday 21st June 2021.

Players to watch out for:

Men-Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer

Women-Ashleigh Barty and Simona Halep

By Uday Deo

Edited by Shailesh Padhye.

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