The organizers of the Wimbledon The championships are thought to be hosting the Grand Slam event with more audience than the previously allowed capacity of 25 percent, as the UK government recently eased Covid-19 restrictions.
As the All England Club said in the previous month that it hoped to welcome fans to fill 25 percent capacity, it is now expected that with the recent ease of restrictions regarding the pandemic, more tickets will be available for fans as they go. on sale in June. Organizers gained confidence after a series of test events were held with crowds across the country, giving them “Early positive indications” about a potential increase in ticket capacity.
The AELTC (All England Lawn Tennis Club) said on Wednesday in a statement: “In addition to the relaxation of the Stage 3 restrictions and the first positive signs from the Event Research Program, we are confident that we will be able to increase our capacity to sell tickets to the Championship this year beyond the minimum position of 25%. that we set up last month. “
The Wimbledon The championships were canceled last year for the first time since World War II. In order to ensure a safe return from the event on June 28, the organizers will take the utmost precautions when implementing a Minimized Risk Environment to meet the country’s health protocols. With this in effect, players will be required to stay at their designated hotels.
The All England Club will take its time to decide on the ticketing and prize money due to the uncertainty of the ease of the restrictions, as the authorities want to have a little more clarity on the new variant B.1.617.2 of the virus that spreads. faster than ever.
The organizers of the prestigious Grand Slam said: “For this reason, we will continue to confirm our ticketing capabilities until as late as possible, and all tickets will be available through an online sale, which we anticipate will begin in mid-June.”