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Madrid Open tennis canceled because of virus spike in Spain

Tennis Aug 5, 2020

Madrid Open tennis canceled because of virus spike in Spain

The Madrid Open in September was canceled Tuesday because of a new spike in coronavirus cases in Spain. The joint men's and women's tournament was originally scheduled in May, but moved when Spain became a hotbed for the virus. Its new slot in September allowed ...

USTA moving ahead with plans to stage U.S. Open in September

Tennis Aug 1, 2020

USTA moving ahead with plans to stage U.S. Open in September

As coronavirus cases spike in other parts of the country a month before the U.S. Open is supposed to start in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association said Friday it "continues its plans” to hold its marquee event and another tournament beforehand. The U.S. Open ...

Australian Open to feature smaller crowds, bio-security in 2021

Tennis Jul 25, 2020

Australian Open to feature smaller crowds, bio-security in 2021

Australian Open organizers have settled on a plan to host the 2021 tournament complete with bio-security and fewer spectators. Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley will be looking at the running of both the U.S. Open and the delayed French Open to help plan contingencies ...

Tennis tours cancel tournaments in China over coronavirus fears

Tennis Jul 24, 2020

Tennis tours cancel tournaments in China over coronavirus fears

All international tennis tournaments in China this year, including the Shanghai Masters and WTA Finals, were canceled on Friday because of the coronavirus, the ATP and WTA said. The major blow to attempts to restart tennis comes after China said it would not stage most ...