Wimbledon won't budge on World Cup final clash

Wimbledon won't budge on World Cup final clash

The World Cup showpiece will take place on Sunday at 18:00 (local time), which is 16:00 BST, meaning it is likely to kick off during the men's grass-court final, which eight-time champion Federer is a heavy favourite to be a part of.

England's rise through the World Cup tournament has dispelled decades of frustration at past dismal performances.

"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.

The rules of entry to the All England Club, which hosts the grass-court classic, state that ticket holders must turn off cellphones and electronic devices when in the stands.

"I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on".

Ardent sporting fans all noticed one thing when they looked at their sporting calendars at the start of the summer: the World Cup Final clashes with the Wimbledon men's final.

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But after Centre Court was left two-thirds empty during England's quarter-final match against Sweden last week, the ban has been negotiated and lifted.

Those two worlds are set to collide this year, as England is gripped with emotional fervor after reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time in 28 years-just as the Wimbledon tournament also reaches its climax.

"Saturday was one of the most special days I can remember at the championships".

They claim that they've got brilliant Wifi and that all spectators are entitled to privately and quietly watch the World Cup final on their phones but that they will not be changing the start time of 2pm.

"I was out and about around the grounds and you could tell when England had scored.it was wonderful".

Should England make the final on Sunday, it´s possible that the men´s final may not even be over - especially if Federer and Rafael Nadal are involved. "They'll hear every point, Wow, Love-15, 15-30", the Swiss said with a smile.

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