Spectators on Centre Court celebrate as Roger Federer (SUI) wins the semi-final of the Gentlemen's Singles over Rafael Nadal (ESP). The Championships 2019. Held at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon. Day 11 Friday 12/07/2019. Credit: AELTC/Thomas Lovelock.

Wimbledon officials announced on Wednesday morning that for the first time since the second World War, the world’s oldest Grand Slam tournament has been canceled. It joins the growing list of sporting events to be called off this month, such as the Tokyo Olympics.

Wimbledon was scheduled to be held this summer, from June 29 to July 12.