Wimbledon weather update: Day one forecast with Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray to play

Wimbledon in numbers

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Wimbledon is set for a wet start to the 2021 tournament with rain forecast for most of the day, potentially wreaking havoc to the schedule. The All England Club opens it’s doors to thousands of fans today with the likes of Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Dan Evans in scheduled to play.

But scattered downpours are predicted for much of Monday at Wimbledon, meaning matches on the outside courts could be delayed or postponed.

Two yellow warnings have been issued by the Met Office for the first day of the tournament.

Play is scheduled to start at 11am on the outside courts, but the covers are currently on.

Wimbledon officials could call a delay to the start of play, which would likely mean matches moved around during the day.

Matches on Centre Court and Court 1 will not be affected though as both have retractable roofs which will likely be used.

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Wimbledon weather forecast

Monday 28th June – 17 degrees, cloudy with drizzle

Tuesday 29th June – Highs to 18-20 degrees, showers

Wednesday 30th June – Highs to 18-20 degrees, morning showers

Thursday 1st July – Highs to 20-22 degrees, mostly cloudy

Friday 2nd July – Highs to 22-24 degrees, partly cloudy

Saturday 3rd July – Highs to 20-22 degrees, showers


Wimbledon order of play – Day one

Centre Court – 1:30pm start

Novak Djokovic vs Jack Draper

Sloane Stephens vs Petra Kvitova

Andy Murray vs Nikoloz Basilashvili

Court 1 – 1pm start

Monica Niculescu vs Aryna Sabalenka

Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Frances Tiafoe

Iga Swiatek vs Su-Wei Hsieh

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