USTA Reacts To Wimbledon Cancellation

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With today’s news that the 2020 Wimbledon Championships have cancelled and with the French Tennis Federation already having moved the dates of this year’s French Open from May to September – and with […]

ITF Announces Further Suspension Across All Tours

ITF Press Release, April 1, 2020 Today’s announcements by the All England Lawn Tennis Club and LTA to cancel The Championships, Wimbledon, and the UK grass court season respectively, include the cancellation of ITF’s grass court events on the ITF […]

With Great Britain On Lockdown, 2020 Wimbledon Championships Cancelled

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 2020 Wimbledon Championships have been cancelled due to public health concerns linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Official word came from the AELTC about 4 p.m. London time Wednesday. The 134th Championships, instead, […]

ATP & WTA Announce Further Suspension Of Tours

ATP/WTA Press Release, April 1, 2020 In conjunction with the cancellation of The Championships, Wimbledon, the ATP and WTA have jointly announced the continued suspension of the ATP and WTA Tours until July 13, 2020, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Patrick Keane Suspended And Fined For Betting On Tennis Offences

TIU Press Release, April 1, 2020 British tennis player Patrick Keane has been suspended from professional tennis for six months and fined $5,000 for betting on tennis offences. Three months of the suspension and $4,500 of the fine are suspended […]

Top 10 Greatest Tennis Players Of All Time

STARNBERG, April 1, 2020 Tennis is one of the most followed sports globally with over a billion fans. It has transcended from a sport of the rich to one that is loved the world over to the extent of attracting […]

Wimbledon Decision Will Be No Splendour In The Grass

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With Great Britain on lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and pro tennis halted until at least June 8, which coincides with start of the traditional British grass-court season, it should come […]

Wilhelmshöhe Open 2020 Cancelled

KASSEL, March 31, 2020 Germany’s biggest tournament on the ITF World Tennis Tour has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers of the Wilhelmshöhe Open in Kassel announced Tuesday that the 2020 edition of the M25+ clay-court event will […]

ITF Academy Resources To Be Made Available For Free

ITF Press Release, March 31, 2020 To assist the 164,000 tennis coaches globally during this time of uncertainty, the ITF is making more resources on its ITF Academy platform available for free for the duration of this period of imposed […]