Rain Delays Play At Wimbledon On Monday | ATP Tour


A view of the All England Club on Monday, where play has been delayed at The Championships.

Rublev and Sinner are scheduled to be in action

The first-round matches at Wimbledon have been delayed due to rain on Monday. Play was scheduled to commence at 11:00 a.m local time on Court Two and the outside Courts, with a clash between #NextGenATP star Jannik Sinner and Marton Fucsovics opening proceedings on Court 18. However, play will now not start until 1:30 p.m. local time.

Eighth-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut will face John Millman first on Court 12, with fifth seed Andrey Rublev, who reached the final at the NOVENTI OPEN in Halle earlier this month, playing Federico Delbonis second on Court Two.

On a busy first day of The Championships, 10th seed Denis Shapovalov will be in action against Philipp Kohlschreiber if the rain stops, while 22nd seed Daniel Evans takes on Feliciano Lopez. Frenchman Gael Monfils, seeded 13, faces Christopher O’Connell, following Bautista Agut on Court 12.

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American Sebastian Korda, who won his first ATP Tour title at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma in May, plays Viking International Eastbourne champion and 15th seed Alex de Minaur on Court 14. Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina reached the quarter-finals at Roland Garros (l. to Zverev), and opens against Denis Kudla on Court Seven when the covers come off.

The action will start on time on Centre Court and Court One due to both having roofs. Top seed Novak Djokovic will face Jack Draper from 1:30 p.m local time on Centre Court. Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas plays Frances Tiafoe on Court One, with that following a WTA match which will start at 1:00 p.m local time.

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