The males’s doubles format at Wimbledon has been modified to best-of-three units to deliver it in step with the opposite three Grand Slam tournaments.
The All England Club introduced the swap from best-of-five units on Wednesday and stated the discount may appeal to extra gamers to enter the doubles competitors at Wimbledon.
It additionally gives the referee’s workplace “with greater certainty when scheduling matches during the event,” the membership stated in a press release.
Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell received the boys’s doubles title at Wimbledon final July. The Australian pair beat Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic of Croatia 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-2) on Centre Court. The match lasted 4 hours, 11 minutes.