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Wimbledon not moving if football does "come home"

12 July 2018, 03:33 | Casey Mitchell

Kyle Edmund playing Bradley Klahn at Wimbledon Thursday. He went on to lose to Novak Djokovic two days later. Credit Heathcliff O'Malley

Kyle Edmund playing Bradley Klahn at Wimbledon Thursday. He went on to lose to Novak Djokovic two days later

The Wimbledon men's singles final will not be moved even if England reach the World Cup final on the same afternoon.

"It is purely our decision to stay at 2 p.m".

"We didn't have one single complaint of anybody here feeling that the football interfered with their enjoyment of Wimbledon".

We had superb tennis going on and we were benefiting from modern technology where people were able to follow the football, enjoy it, without disturbing other people.

It's not all doom and gloom for the wider Wimbledon tournament though; 17 per cent of internet users state they are actually more engaged in the tennis this year as a direct result of the World Cup also taking place.

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Wimbledon officials are refusing to show any games from the World Cup on the All England Club's big screen, Reuters report, despite clashes between the championship's matches and England's games in Russian Federation.

With a smile on his face, he told a post-match press conference: "I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on. They'll hear every point, Wow, Love-15, 15-30", the Swiss said with a smile.

"I am sure the same again will happen on Wednesday - and hopefully on Sunday".

"Our attitude is that if people aren't affecting other people's enjoyment of the tennis, if they have it on silent or are listening on an earphone, then that is fine", Lewis said, according to The (London) Guardian.

Lewis has become exasperated by stories that the AEC has been indifferent to the national wave of affection which has engulfed Southgate's football team.

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"We've installed public WiFi, very strong WiFi signal".

"Good vibes": Croatia's Donna Vekic reacts while playing Julia Goerges.

Some 44 per cent of United Kingdom said they won't be watching the Men's Final at all on the Sunday due to Andy Murray's absence from this year's competition.

Meanwhile, Croatia´s Donna Vekic, who was knocked out of Wimbledon by Julia Goerges of Germany in the fourth round on Monday, said she will be sending "good vibes" to her country´s football team in Russian Federation. "We are a country of four million people", said the 22-year-old. I thought that went really well.

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