Coronavirus

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 […]

Djokovic Amid Coronavirus: Stays At Home And Prays

STARNBERG, March 22, 2020 After Swiss tennis star Roger Federer, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic also asked people to do the right thing in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus. “Please stay at home,” was one of the […]

Federer Speaks About Coronavirus

STARNBERG, March 21, 2020 Roger Federer has not spoken since the outbreak of the coronavirus. Now he did. Challenged by the Swiss Minister of the Interior, Alain Berset, the World No. 4 posted a story on Instagram to talk about […]

Tennis Canada Cancels All Tournaments Scheduled Up Until June 8

MONTREAL, March 19, 2020 (Tennis Canada Press Release) Tennis Canada continues to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and remains in daily contact with the Public Health Agency of Canada and the various tennis organizations. Following the announcements made by […]

Hamburg European Open – Update Coronavirus

HAMBURG, March 18, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has not only affected public life in the whole world to an unprecedented extent, but has also shut down the global tennis circuit. As the tennis world grapples with the domino effect of […]

Yannick Maden And His Exciting Journey To Kazakhstan

STARNBERG, March 17, 2020 Yannick Maden was one of an unprecedented nine non-medical withdrawals throughout last week’s Nur-Sultan Challenger in Kazakhstan. The World No. 149 from Germany, his compatriot Mats Moraing and Frenchman Enzo Couacaud are three tennis players, who […]

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 […]

Coronavirus Finally Hits Tennis Players

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Sunday, Tennis Channel reported that Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan is the first known professional tennis player to be quarantined for coronavirus. Shvedova, 32, a former French Open and Wimbledon quarterfinalist who has […]

ITF Events Postponed Until 20 April 2020

ITF Press Release, March 12, 2020 The ITF COVID-19 Advisory Group has been continuously monitoring the global spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus, in consultation with medical, travel and security experts as well as the relevant international and national […]