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
BNP Paribas Open Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears
California’s BNP Paribas Open has been called off amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The annual tennis tournament, held in Indian Wells, marks the first major U.S. sporting event to be canceled over public health concerns. Indian Wells and the Coachella Valley region was declared under a public health emergency... Read more
Paris Court Upholds Ruling Against Viagogo For French Open Tickets
The Paris Court of Appeals upheld a ruling that Viagogo must cease its unauthorized listing and sale of tickets to the French Open at Roland Garros, citing the French Tennis Federation (FFT) as the lone legal seller of the tournament’s tickets. Viagogo Entertainment Inc. and Viagogo AG argued that... Read more
Davis Cup Organizers Face Challenges Selling Tickets Ahead of Event
Later this month, 18 teams will face-off in the 108th Davis Cup Finals for a week-long, World Cup-style tennis event in Madrid. However, organizers admitted that selling tickets hasn’t been as easy as they’d hoped. According to County Press, the event has faced challenges due to the competition’s new... Read more