The countdown to the Wimbledon Tennis Championships is officially on. The dates have been released and already we’ve been hit with the shocking news that Andy Murray will be retiring from professional tennis.
With 166 days left until the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, the Championships are set to start at 1 pm on Monday 1st of July with the last match falling on Sunday 14th July 2019.
Successful applicants of the UK Ballots will receive offer letters from Monday 18th February or as late as July 2019.
In the latest news, Murray has been beaten at the Australian Open 2019, in what may have been his last farewell game, and with uncertainties about the upcoming Championships in July, fans have been left wondering who to look to. Read more on Andy Murray and the future of his career here.
Rumour has it that Wimbledon Chiefs’ are looking to commemorate the Scots success in the sport with a bronze figurehead, to be erected in Wimbledon grounds,
Chief executive Richard Lewis seemed to confirm it on BBC Radio 5Live’s Sportsweek saying, “I don’t think there’s any doubt about it,” Lewis said, “We always felt that when Andy retired, that would be the appropriate time to recognise his extraordinary career.”
Be it Henman Hill, Murray Mound or back to Aorangi Terrace we will be there and literally can’t wait.