British tennis will survive losses caused by Wimbledon cancellation, says CEO

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British tennis will survive losses caused by Wimbledon cancellation, says CEO

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[list][*]All England Club will take several months to recoup losses[*]Sally Bolton hopes to learn from US and French Opens this year[/list]It will take Wimbledon several months to recoup losses from the cancelled championships – which were due to begin on Monday – according to the outgoing chief executive, Richard Lewis, but there will be minimal impact on the finances of the game in Britain.The former Davis Cup player said the All England Club’s finance department is going through its claim with more than 10 insurance companies. “I have seen speculative figures and I don’t recognise any of them,” he said, referring to one estimate of a claim for £114m when the [url=https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/ ... mic-tennis]club cancelled in April[/url], for the first time since the second world war. Related: [url=https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/ ... yle-edmund]Andy Murray withdraws from third-place play-off at Battle of the Brits[/url]

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