The 134th edition of the prestigious grass-court Grand Slam Wimbledon 2021 main-draw action begins on Monday, June 28 and will run until Sunday, June 11, in All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.
The 2020 tournament was cancelled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep are the defending men’s singles and women’s singles champions from 2019.
The Colombian duo of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah had won the men’s doubles title back then, while Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora Strycova claimed the women’s doubles crown. Ivan Dodig and Latisha Chan were the mixed doubles champs.
Nadal will not be playing at Wimbledon this year, having decided to rest. World No. 2 Naomi Osaka who withdrew from the French Open, decided to withdraw from Wimbledon too to take ‘personal time with friends and family’. Her focus is now on Olympics and is excited to play in front of her home fans.
Andy Murray and Venus Williams have been handed over wildcard entries for Wimbledon.