Wimbledon champs to get more; middle Sunday still open

Updated: April 29, 2008, 2:57 PM ET
Associated Press

WIMBLEDON, England -- Wimbledon agreed to equal pay for men and women, phased out curtsies to the Royal Box and is building a retractable roof over Centre Court.

Some things, however, won't change.

Wimbledon officials ruled out scheduling matches on the middle Sunday -- except as an "emergency option" in the event of a major weather backlog -- and said the tournament will not follow the lead of the French Open by starting on a Sunday.

The All England Club ...

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