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Wimbledon to admit capacity crowds on two biggest courts from quarter-finals onwards

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imbledon will function capability crowds on its two largest courts for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals, the All England Club introduced on Sunday.

The event is a part of the Government’s Events Research Programme and operated at 50 per cent capability for the primary week, with spectators not required to put on masks whereas seated within the stadiums.

Centre Court, with a capability of simply wanting 15,000, and Court One, which holds 12,345, will see full crowds from Tuesday by means of to subsequent Sunday.

An announcement from Wimbledon learn: “Following the successful staging of the first week of The Championships, as agreed with the Government’s Events Research Programme and in consultation with our Local Authority in Merton, the AELTC is pleased to confirm that Centre and No1 Court will feature 100 per cent capacity crowds for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals.

“This marks the first full outdoor stadiums at a sporting event in the UK since the pandemic began. Capacity across the rest of the grounds will be reduced according to the number of courts in play.

“Ticket-holders will continue to be required to show proof of their Covid status on arrival, and are asked to observe the guidance around wearing face coverings on the move and supporting any additional mitigation measures in place.”

Additional reporting by the Press Association.

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