FreakyFrites - one of my favourite bloggers - asked a really good
question, in a comment she posted on the item below, on how they will
schedule the Olympic tennis in 2012.
To paraphrase, will Wimbledon and Olympic tennis be back to back?
As far as I'm aware nothing has been decided yet, but a couple of
things are as good as set in stone.
It's almost inconceivable that the All England Club will break with
tradition and move Wimbledon from its usual last week of June, first
week of July.
So it looks to me as if the mens final will be Sunday 8th July.
Meanwhile, the opening ceremony for the London games is 27 July. And I
guess that the tennis will start shortly after that.
So rather than having to wait 12 months for another dose of Wimbledon,
we have Groundhog Day 3 weeks later.
Can't quite decide if it's a good thing or if it will all feel a
What do you think?