Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

Wimbledon final vs World Cup final, how situation will be handled

Novak Djokovic is hoping to see a full court for the men’s final but the lure of football may be too much to resist Novak Djokovic is hoping to see a full court for the men’s final but the lure of football may be too much to resistREUTERS;PA
Kayla Schwartz | 12 July, 2018, 04:43

Moreover, Lewis said the All England Club would not erect TV screens on the grounds so ticket holders could watch the World Cup, nor will they use the existing oversize screen on Henman Hill behind Court No. 1 for any goal other than tennis.

The timing of the World Cup final on Sunday afternoon is causing consternation around the country as various sports, both professional and amateur, contemplate whether to reschedule their events.

Spectators at the event will now be able to watch England take on Croatia in the semi-finals Wednesday, a game that takes place during evening matches at Wimbledon.

Lewis said the tournament had learnt its lesson after showing the 1996 European Championship semi-final between England and Germany, which was decided on penalties, on the big screen.

"I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on".

The final will be played at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Speaking to a group of reporters Monday morning, Richard Lewis, the club's chief executive, indicated that the prohibition would not be strictly enforced given interest in the World Cup - provided the use of the devices didn't interfere with others.

Croatian president flies economy class to Russian Federation to cheer World Cup team
Croatia will now face England on Wednesday evening at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow with a place in the World Cup final at stake. Kane has scored six goals so far, and is two goals clear in the race for the Golden Boot award.

When asked if he was anxious about Sunday's World Cup final in Russian Federation clashing with the Wimbledon men's singles final, Roger Federer couldn't help but laugh.

Lewis added that tennis fans are welcome to follow the football final online with their preferred devices, but they must do so in a respectable manner. The tennis begins at about 2.10pm with the football kicking off at 4pm.

Wimbledon's courts emptied as England faced Sweden and fans watched from smart phones or tablets.

However, he did offer a way that fans would be able to watch the game if they wanted to; albeit not quite with the same communal atmosphere as a big screen showing.

"They'll hear every point: 'Wow, love-15, 15-30'".

"You can tell when England scored and it was wonderful but we didn´t receive any complaints that the enjoyment of tennis had been spoiled". The players [at the World Cup] are going to look up in the crowd and not understand what's going on at Wimbledon!

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