Grand Slam

Wimbledon Fate Will Be Decided Next Week

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Wimbledon organizers announced Wednesday that the All England Club will decide on the fate of the 2020 Wimbledon Championships next week. While the AELTC says they are considering both cancellation and postponement, their […]

Wimbledon Looking At Contingency Plans Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

STARNBERG, March 25, 2020 The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) confirmed Wednesday that it is continuing a detailed evaluation of all scenarios for this year’s Wimbledon Championships, including postponement and cancellation, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The […]

One Broadcaster’s RG Reaction: Certainty In A Time Of Uncertainty

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Tennis Channel commentator Ted Robinson planned to be at Indian Wells this fortnight to call main court matches at the BNP Paribas Open for the U.S. digital cable and satellite television network and to […]

Coordinated Or Bold, French Open Move Criticized

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When the French Open, one of the four Grand Slam tournaments, was postponed Tuesday, it became the latest worldwide sporting event to fall victim of the coronavirus pandemic. At first glance, the move […]

Roland Garros Tournament Postponed

PARIS, March 17, 2020 (Press Release) The whole world is affected by the public health crisis connected with COVID-19. In order to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved in organising the tournament, the French Tennis Federation has made […]

Poster For 2020 Roland Garros Unveiled

FFT Press Release, February 24, 2020 Every year for the last 40 years, the French Tennis Federation has given free rein to an artist to create a poster for the Roland-Garros tournament. This year, it took the brave step of […]

Australian Open 2020 – By the Numbers

MELBOURNE, February 2, 2020 (Press Release) Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Sofia Kenin from the United States have been crowned the Australian Open singles champions for 2020, attendance records have been broken again, and more than $6 million has been […]