Wimbledon Is Canceled Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

When Roger Federer scheduled his knee surgery for February, he thought he had timed it perfectly. The plan was to skip the clay-court tennis season and focus on preparing his 38-year-old body for the grass. With four full months of work, he was giving himself a shot at winning a 21st Grand Slam tournament on the lawns of southwest London.

Now, Federer will have to keep waiting. Wimbledon on Wednesday became the latest major sporting event to be struck off the 2020 calendar due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The All England…

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