The All England Lawn Tennis Club reportedly paid $2 million per year for nearly two decades for pandemic insurance, but received a healthy return by canceling in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sports are the least of concerns in the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. But for those wanting to know, here are the cancelations and postponements from auto racing to the Olympics, baseball to hockey, tennis to golf, horse racing and more.
Wimbledon organizers are due to meet this week to decide whether the tournament will go ahead but Dirk Hordorff, the vice-president of the German Tennis Federation, believes it will be canceled.
The teenager crashed out of the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., after losing in straight sets to Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas.
At the Wimbledon final on Saturday, Serena Williams was denied a record-equalling 24th grand slam title by Romanian Simona Halep, who secured her first Wimbledon crown on Centre Court.
Serena Williams chases a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title when she faces Romania's Simona Halep in the final on Saturday.
Serena Williams has a 9-1 career record against Simona Halep and the pressure will be firmly on her shoulders Saturday.
The world number one takes on the number 23 seed as he looks for a second consecutive Wimbledon final.
Federer and Nadal will renew their rivalry on Centre Court on Friday, 11 years after they last met in an epic final.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal go head-to-head at Wimbledon for the first time in 11 years on Friday.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner faces Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic in her 12th semifinal at Wimbledon.
Serena Williams takes on Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic, while former world number one Simona Halep plays number eight seed Elina Svitolina.
Men's tennis's Big Three have looked in imperious form so far and are all in action in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon on Wednesday.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner takes on Alison Riske in an all-American quarterfinal on Centre Court on Tuesday.
The 15-year-old's dream run came to an end on Monday, but she was won numerous new fans along the way.
Federer plays Italy's Matteo Berrettini, Nadal takes on Portugal's Joao Sousa and Djokovic faces France's Ugo Humbert.
Tennis's new teenage sensation is in action against former world number one Simona Halep, while Williams plays number 30 seed Carla Suarez Navarro.
The 15-year-old Gauff needed all 2 hours, 47 minutes to hold off Slovenia's Polona Hercog Friday afternoon in London.
Tennis's new teenage sensation plays Slovenia's Polona Hercog on Friday as she makes her first appearance on Centre Court.
Federer plays Britain's Jay Clarke in the second round, while Nadal takes on Nick Kyrgios in a potentially tricky encounter.
The 15-year-old American looks to continue her Wimbledon fairy tale after eliminating Venus Williams.
The Australian showed the best and the worst of his game as he beat Jordan Thompson in five sets in the first round.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams begin their campaign at Wimbledon on Tuesday morning.
Venus, 39, won four grand slam titles before Coco Gauff, 15, was born. Venus had trouble dealing with Gauff's serve on Monday.
Three soccer tournaments reach their climax early in July, while Wimbledon and the Tour de France both get underway.
The 133rd edition of the oldest Grand Slam tournament begins on Monday as Federer looks for a ninth Wimbledon crown.
The 133rd edition of the oldest Grand Slam tournament gets underway on Monday as Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber look to defend their titles.
From LeBron's new team to Ronaldo, via the U.S. Open, there was a lot on.
"Sorry, just some cars have had a bit of a crash behind us," Alison Freeman said.