STARNBERG, June 2, 2020
According to Spanish national daily sport newspaper Marca, players have been sent e-mails from the ATP inviting them to attend a zoom meeting, which is set to be held on Wednesday, June 10 at 4 pm CET. The players and officials will be discussing the future plans of the men’s circuit regarding the Amerian hard-court swing as well as the clay-court events in Europe.
On May 15, the ATP extended the suspension of the ATP Tour through to July 31 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It is unclear as to what will happen beyond that date. Both the US Open and French Open are hoping to hold their tournaments later this season.
BIG TENNIS UPDATE
Marca newspaper has reported that tennis players on the ATP Tour have been invited to a zoom call next Wednesday June 10th. That is when they will learn what the upcoming schedule will be and what events will go ahead.
No info on public statement yet
— Adam_Addicott (@tennisbanter) June 2, 2020
The ATP has not confirmed the upcoming meeting, however, it has emerged that it was meant to be kept confidential. Coaches have been invited to attend a separate zoom meeting on June 18th.
In May, ATP Tour chief Andrea Gaudenzi told Reuters that June 1 was the deadline for the tournaments in August, but it looks like the new deadline is now mid-June.