The All England Club has begun plans for a "very different" Wimbledon, having had to cancel the Grand Slam event in 2020 as a consequence of COVID-19 and government restrictions. The AEC has sent a notification to local government and resident groups telling them about various possibilities, according to the Daily Mail.

These include having a reduced number of 10,000 spectators per day, no traditional queue and shutting down roads to allow more room for crowds.

The Club's communication said this "Wimbledon fortnight will likely look very different," with three plans looking at a tournament with full crowds, reduced crowds or no crowds.

"'Most of our focus is currently centered on the option of a reduced capacity Championships," it said.

Among the concerns is an increased impact on the town, with less access to roads surrounding the Club.

There were 1,000 spectators a day at the French Open and none at the US Open, with 30,000 a day planned during the Australian Open.

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Wimbledon plans possibilities for reduced crowds at this year's event

Wimbledon plans possibilities for reduced crowds at this year's event