A TENNIS fan has warned punters to keep away from attending Wimbledon as he and buddies allegedly waited over seven hours in a queue of greater than 15,000 folks – with out transferring.
Matt Greenstreet attended the 136th version of the match on Monday, becoming a member of the throngs of individuals keen to observe the likes of Dan Evans and Stan Wawrinka end up on the primary day.
Nevertheless, regardless of attending the Championships and getting in with out challenge in earlier years, Matt claims he was left ready within the queue for an astonishing seven hours with out getting wherever.
Video exhibits Matt, from Surrey, standing in a discipline beside Wimbledon as he says: “In case you’re contemplating the Wimbledon queue, I’d give it an enormous miss.
“We acquired right here this morning at 6:45 and we have been at 6,000 within the queue, it’s at the moment 1pm and we haven’t moved in practically seven hours.”
Matt then turns the digital camera round to disclose the big queue that has developed exterior of the match’s entrance.
“The queue is actually not transferring, it’s ridiculous. I’ve been right here years previous the place I used to bunk off college and are available up for 9 o’clock and might be in for lunch time.
“I don’t know what’s taking place however nothing’s transferring, there’s no information, there’s simply 15,000 folks in a discipline in Wimbledon.
“In case you’re considering of coming, simply don’t, keep away.”
Matt shared the video to social media on Tuesday with the caption: “Steer clear of Wimbledon.”
The clip has since acquired over 8,300 likes and over 200 feedback from customers who have been left aghast at Matt’s claims.
One person wrote: “6:45am? Simply don’t trouble. That’s not dedication.”
One other wrote: “Each single occasion in London has felt actually over subscribed in comparison with regular. Can’t do something spontaneously anymore.”
A 3rd replied: “It’s the heightened safety due to Simply Cease Oil.”
One other wrote: “Simply watch it on telly.”
A fifth commented: “They need to solely promote on-line, this doesn’t make any sense…”
Regardless of tickets for the match being bought out months prematurely, Wimbledon organisers have made 500 additional tickets out there on common sale for the centre courtroom excluding the final 4 days.
At this time Scots star and two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray takes on Greek opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas after their match was delayed attributable to final night time’s 11pm curfew.