2020 US Open Prize Money Announced

USTA Press Release, August 5, 2020 The USTA today announced that the US Open will offer $53.4 million in total player compensation in 2020 – nearly 95 percent of its total from 2019 – with $7.6 million dedicated toward player […]

Juvan Stuns No. 2 Seed Vondrousova In Palermo

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) After just two days, the upsets have been plenty at the 31st Palermo Ladies Open in southern Italy. Early Tuesday morning, No. 3 seed Maria Sakkari was unceremoniously taken down. Then, Tuesday afternoon, No. […]

The Decision: Nadal Says No To 2020 US Open

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Reigning US Open champion Rafael Nadal says he won’t defend his men’s singles title at this year’s Grand Slam event, preferring not to travel to New York during the coronavirus pandemic. At 8:19 p.m. CEST […]

Past Champs Headline Western & Southern Open Qualifying Field

CINCINNATI, August 4, 2020 (Press Release) Players with past Western & Southern Open success will be among those competing for a spot in the main draw during this year’s two-round qualifying event. Former champions Victoria Azarenka (2013) and Vera Zvonareva […]

US Open: Novak Djokovic Leads Men’s Entry List

USTA Press Release, August 4, 2020 The USTA today announced that world No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and seven of the world’s Top 10 headline the initial men’s singles entry list for the 2020 US Open, set to be played August […]

2020 Mutua Madrid Open Cancelled

STARNBERG, August 4, 2020 The 2020 edition of the Mutua Madrid Open has officially been cancelled. This was announced by the organizers of the joint men’s and women’s tennis event on Tuesday. The Mutua Madrid Open is held on clay […]

International Premier League IPL To Stay In Halle

HALLE/WESTFALEN, August 4, 2020 Organizers of the International Premier League (IPL) presented by Merkur announced on Tuesday that the following two events of the tournament series, taking place from August 10 to 21, will also be held at the Tennis […]

WTA Tour Returns For Real In Palermo

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) After five months away and three months of global exhibitions, the WTA tour returned for real on Monday afternoon in hot and windy Palermo, Sicily, in southern Italy, for the 31st Palermo Ladies Open. […]

L’Equipe: Gasquet Speaks Out On Palermo, US Open

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) L’Equipe tennis writer Quentin Moynet recently caught up with French No. 6 Richard Gasquet, ranked 50th, who reached the semifinals of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown 2 over the weekend. Gasquet spared no punches […]

Murray, Trio Of Americans Receive Western & Southern Open Wild Cards

CINCINNATI, August 3, 2020 (Press Release) Two-time winner Andy Murray and Americans Tommy Paul, Tennys Sandgren and Frances Tiafoe have been awarded wild cards for the Western & Southern Open. Murray, who claimed the Cincinnati title in 2008 and 2011, is the sixth Western & Southern Open […]