AMAZING! Venus Williams, Andy Murray To Join the Main Draw at Wimbledon Championships 2021

Published 06/16/2021, 10:41 AM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 29: Andy Murray of Great Britain leaves the court after a practice session ahead of The Championships – Wimbledon 2019 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 29, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)


The Wimbledon Championships are soon about to begin and players have begun practicing on the grass courts. The third Grand Slam event in the calendar year is considered the most prestigious amongst the four global events. There has been an update with regard to the Wimbledon Championships 2021, featuring Andy Murray and Venus Williams. 

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Not long ago, it was announced that two-time champion Murray and five-time champion Williams have received wild cards for the upcoming Wimbledon Championships 2021. It comes as a positive development as the two athletes have created history and have a legacy at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club.

LONDON,ENG – JULY 05: ANDY MURRAY (GBR) during day three match of the 2017 Wimbledon on July 5, 2017, at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, England. (Photo by Chaz Niell/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Andy Murray and Venus Williams will be joined by exciting youngsters 

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Revealing more details, joining Murray and Williams is the Spanish teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz, who has received a wild card too. Besides, British player Katie Boulter is also on the list of wild card entrants. It comes as positive news as these players have shown real potential and played some top-quality tennis recently.

At the moment, Murray is playing at the Queen’s event in London and has been looking forward to competing at the grass-court events. He will be facing Matteo Berrettini in the next round tomorrow. Prior to that, he was last seen practicing in Rome with World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, and had taken part in the doubles event there. 

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Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 10, 2021 Venus Williams of the U.S. in action during her second round match against Italy’s Sara Errani REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake

Coming back to the Wimbledon Championships 2021, the event is scheduled to begin from the 28th of June and will end by the 11th of July. The course of two weeks will display some of the best tennis produced in the calendar year. All the top players across the men’s and women’s take part in this competition. 

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It will be interesting to see how players perform in South West London as the competition returns back after two years. The tournament was canceled last year due to the global pandemic. 

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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