USTA Press Release, August 13, 2020
Due to the ongoing situation surrounding COVID-19, the USTA has cancelled all ITF World Tennis Tour and ATP Challenger events taking place in the U.S. in September. This decision was made to ensure the health and safety of all those involved with these events.
Although detailed health and safety protocols had been planned, without the creation of a controlled environment that includes a comprehensive and contained lodging, transportation, food and beverage, and medical testing program in place, as will be the case for the Western & Southern Open and US Open, proper risk mitigation would not be possible – and in the case of these events, this type of environment would logistically and financially be difficult to create.
The events include:
- Week of Sept. 14
- Cary, N.C. – ATP Challenger 80
- Champaign, Ill. – M15
- Week of Sept. 21
- Columbus, Ohio – ATP Challenger 80
- Fayetteville, Ark. – M15
- Lubbock, Texas – W15