US Open Official Reveals Potential Plan For Staging Event In New York
The US Open is scheduled to invade New York City August 31 through September 13. Despite challenges presented by the coronavirus, a tournament official has revealed how those dates could go on as planned. USTA chief executive for professional tennis Stacey Allaster shared contingency plans with the Associated Press,... Read more
US Open Could Be Held In Orlando Without Fans, Per Report
US Open officials have confirmed that they were exploring the option of moving the late-summer tournament from New York to California as a result of the coronavirus, but a new report suggests that Orlando is also being considered as a possible location. According to The Telegraph, the tournament may... Read more
Study: Sports Fans Favor Prompt Return Without Crowds Over Waiting
With most sports on hold for the last two months, fans are eager to end their days of deprivation. According to a survey conducted by ESPN, a majority of sports fans would welcome the return of games and televised competition even if they are played without crowds in attendance.... Read more
US Open Could Be Postponed To November, Per USTA Director
There’s no question that sports may look a little different going forward amid the coronavirus crisis, but the governing body behind the US Open tennis tournament is doing everything in its power to put on the annual event this year. All options are being explored for holding the tournament,... Read more
2020 US Open Could Relocate To California Per Reports
As New York City remains the country’s epicenter for the coronavirus outbreak, USTA officials may elect to hold the 2020 US Open tennis tournament on the West Coast. That is the reported contingency plan via Spanish publication MARCA as fans await the fate of the sport’s North American grand... Read more
Governing Body To Decide Fate Of US Open In June
The fate of the 2020 US Open tennis tournament will be determined by late June, says the United States Tennis Association (USTA), which oversees the event. The tournament is traditionally the final Grand Slam of the tennis season and is currently set to invade New York August 31 through... Read more
Wimbledon Tennis Championships Cancelled For First Time In 75 Years
Wimbledon, tennis’ oldest and most prestigious tournament, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club was set to hold the Grand Slam from June 29 to July 12, but escalating virus cases in the U.K. and around the world has forced... Read more
French Open Rescheduling Causes Conflict With U.S. Open, Laver Cup
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) caused a stir Tuesday with its unexpected announcement that the French Open would be postponed to late September in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The clay-surfaced Grand Slam, originally set to run May 24 through June 7, will now be held in Paris September... Read more
Miami Open Cancelled Amid Florida State Of Emergency
This month’s Miami Open tennis tournament has officially been cancelled. Tournament officials revealed Thursday that the tournament would comply with a state of emergency enacted by Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and therefore not proceed. Days earlier, organizers insisted that the event, slated to run March 23 to April... Read more
Miami Open To Maintain Schedule Despite COVID-19 Fears
The fate of the Miami Open tennis tournament seemed highly questionable following the abrupt cancellation of the sport’s prestigious BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. Despite nationwide concerns over the coronavirus spread and live events folding for safety measures, the high-profile tournament says it will go on as... Read more