There have only been ten previous years in which Wimbledon hasn’t been staged.
Eight time men’s champion Roger Federer says he’s devastated by the decision to cancel this year’s Wimbledon Championships.
Seven time women's champion Serena Williams admits she was shaken - and both will be approaching 40 by the next time the All England Club opens its gates.
There have only been ten previous years in which Wimbledon hasn’t been staged, and all were because of war.
Despite this, tennis commentator Andrew Castle says the call is the right one: