Wimbledon started in 1877. Croatia’s 43-year-old Maria Cisak will officiate in Sunday’s title match where legendary Novak Djokovic faces Matteo Berrettini at the All England Club. The club announced the selection of Sisak. She has twice served as chair umpire in Grand Slam women’s singles finals. He did so at Wimbledon and the US Open.
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Maria is the chair umpire of the ‘Gold Batch’ and has been a member of the WTA Elite team since 2012. She was also the chair umpire for the 2014 Wimbledon Women’s Final and then performed the same duties for the Women’s Doubles Final three years later. She officiated in the women’s singles gold medal match at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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First Published: July 10, 2021, 19:24 IST