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Wimbledon 2020 is canceled: Many players easily become broke

Professional sports have a flashy appearance, but Heaven exists only if it has achieved success such as Nadal, Federer, Djokovic.

Shortly after the 2020 Wimbledon became the “Grand Slam ghost” of this year’s tennis village due to COVID-19, the world’s top stars like Roger Federer and Serena Williams expressed their regret for losing the opportunity to add to the throne. Enemy into huge trophy collection.

However, their feelings compared to their inferior colleagues are really just “mosquitoes”. There are players waiting for Grand Slams like Wimbledon to pay the entire bill. All they need to is just trying to get to the main round.

The desire to attend the Wimbledon 2020 of the “poor” players this time is even more intense. Before that, the organizer has just announced a total record prize money in excess of 40 million pounds (1,200 billion).

Is the prestigious Wimbledon champion something that many players can touch?

Attending Grand Slams like Wimbledon is an urgent need for many player. hey have lost too many tournaments this year due to COVID-19.

Meanwhile, the cost to pay is not small. In addition to injuries requiring treatment and medical rehabilitation, some players must pay salaries for coaches and accommodation.

Compared to other tournaments, nothing makes money as good as the Grand Slam. Last year alone, the first round of Wimbledon was pocketed 45,000 pounds (1.3 billion). This year, the bonus has increased to 50,000 pounds (1.45 billion).

However, it is clear that many players until Wimbledon probably only pocket tens of thousands of dollars since the beginning of the year, as a Romanian female tennis player once admitted. Imagine the prize money in small tournaments clearly. The player who qualified for a qualifying match in Singapore probably earned just over $ 100 (2.3 million) a bit.

So will the performance in Grand Slams like Wimbledon determine whether they have enough money to pay off their expenses, or are they in a state of deep debt? Sadly, this year there was no Wimbledon – the Grand Slam on the pitch once promised record-breaking bonuses. Instead, the prospect of having to beg for survival is increasingly evident in the eyes of many professional players.

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What are the most popular sports in the UK besides football?

Here are the most popular sports in the UK besides football.

Tennis

Tennis is a famous sport played by 2 people (singles) or two teams in which each team of 2 people (doubles). This sport originated in the field of tennis in England in the 19th century.

Based on the world rankings of the current Professional Tennis Association (ATP), the top 3 top players are from Europe. These are Novak Djokovic from Siberia, Roger Federer from Switzerland and Andy Murray from England.

The world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament is the Wimbledon.

The tournament takes place every year in London at All England Club, Wimbledon. The 2010 tennis match at the Wimbledon Championship was the longest with 11 hours and 5 minutes.

The most experienced player in the world is European – Croatian Ivo Karlovic, who is still not retired at 36.

Golf

Another popular sport in Europe is Golf and originated in the 15th century in Scotland. Today, in Europe, there are more than 300 million fans of the sport.

The most famous golf tournament is the Ryder Club tournament. The tournament takes place every two years between teams including top European golfers and the best golfers from the US.

Among professional sports, golf is the only sport where the player with the least score is the winner. Scotland, the birthplace of golf, is home to more than five hundred golf courses today.

Top European golfers include Rory Mcllory from Northern Ireland, Henrik Stenson from Sweden and Lee Westwood from England. In addition to the aforementioned sports, Europeans also love many other sports at both national and international levels such as rugby, hockey, volleyball and basketball.

Table tennis

Table tennis, also known as ping pong, is a famous sport not only in Asia but also in Europe. The game consists of 2 or 4 players hitting the ball back and forth on the table. The International Table Tennis Federation organizes tournaments around the world.

The British father and son, Peter and Daniel Ives have set the world record for the longest pairing with a total time of 8 hours 40 minutes. Their names were recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.

European countries honored with Olympics medals include Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden and Yugoslavia. Besides, rofessional table tennis federations in Europe are government sponsored. Sweden is the only country in Europe and the only one in the world to eradicate Chinese table tennis dominance in the world.