WASHINGTON, Jun 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Much of the conversation about whether or not there should be a US Open later this summer has focused on comments made by Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Both have expressed reservations about […]
WHITE PLAINS, June 11, 2020 (US Open Press Release) The USTA today announced that Stacey Allaster, its Chief Executive, Professional Tennis, has been named Tournament Director of the US Open, effective immediately. Allaster becomes the first female Tournament Director in […]
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Imagine a 2020 US Open men’s draw with none of the “Big Three” — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. It could happen. First, Federer pulled the plug on the remainder of […]
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Imagine, a US Open with charter flights to ferry tennis players – and their limited “teams” – from Europe (Paris, Vienna, Frankfurt), South America (Buenos Aires) and the Middle East (Dubai) to New […]
WASHINGTON, May 20 ,2020 (by Michael Dickens) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo expressed his support for a return of major pro sports – including the United States Open – in his state following its shutdown from the coronavirus outbreak on […]
STARNBERG, May 19, 2020 While the global tennis tour was halted on March 8 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and has since seen Wimbledon cancelled and the start of Roland Garros moved to September 27, the US Open still […]
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) During Friday afternoon’s Tennis Channel Live broadcast, Tennis Channel insider Jon Wertheim interviewed New York Times tennis correspondent Christopher Clarey about the disappointing but not surprising Covid-19 suspension extensions announced earlier in the day […]
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) A New York Times story by Matthew Futterman, “For U.S. Open Tennis, Florida and California May Be Escape Hatches,” published in its Thursday print edition, presents a real picture of exactly what the […]
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) There is much uncertainty regarding the July 13 return date for professional tennis. While tennis players and fans share an eagerness to see the tours resume play sooner than later, let’s be realistic. […]
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) During a United States Tennis Association (USTA) news conference Thursday afternoon to announce a comprehensive suite of programs to support the tennis industry, which is battling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, USTA […]
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