COVID-19

USTA Announces Next Phase Of Support For Tennis Industry

WHITE PLAINS, April 16, 2020 (USTA Press Release) The USTA today announced a comprehensive suite of programs to support the tennis industry, which is battling the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  This announcement is the second phase of ongoing […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

South Africa Suspends All Tennis Tournaments Until 20 April

PRETORIA, March 16, 2020 (SA Tennis Press Release) Tennis South Africa (TSA) has on Monday announced a suspension of all their tournaments until 20th April following President Cyril Ramaphosa declaring a national state of emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic. Following Sunday’s […]

Tennis Canada Cancels All National Events

MONTREAL, March 13, 2020 (Tennis Canada Press Release) Tennis Canada announced on Thursday the suspension of its National tournaments due to escalating health and safety issues as a result of the global outbreak of COVID-19. The suspension means that all […]

USTA Statement On Suspension Of Events

USTA Press Release, March 13, 2020 Due to the heightened concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus, effective immediately the USTA will suspend all USTA sanctioned products and events, including Adult and Junior Tournaments, League Tennis, Junior Team Tennis, USTA Schools programs, […]

Statement From Tennis Australia And Its Member Associations

Tennis Australia Press Release, March 13, 2020 Effective immediately Tennis Australia and its Member Associations are postponing all Tennis operated events, competitions and tournaments until further notice. Tennis has made the decision to take further precautions in the interest of […]

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 […]