WIMBLEDON: The All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club said that the total prize fund for this year’s championships at Wimbledon will be £11.8 million.The men’s and women’s champions will each get £750,000, a 7.1 per cent increase from last year.

Meanwhile, the Wimbledon bosses have snubbed the idea of scheduling play on the middle Sunday, despite the rain that played havoc with last year’s championships. — Agencies

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