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Wimbledon Queue Returns 3 Years Later After COVID-19 Hiatus

People queue after camping overnight before the start of day one of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Monday, June 27, 2022. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
People queue after camping overnight before the start of day one of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Monday, June 27, 2022. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)

Wimbledon, England (AP) -- “They want to know if they can drink,” went the inquiry from one card distributor to a steward at Wimbledon Park as hundreds of tents in all hues dotted the still-green grass.

“Drink? Like, ‘drink’ drink? Why not?” arrived the hushed reply, quickly, conspiratorially, followed by, “But you didn't hear it from me.”