Grand Slam

Nick Kyrgios: ‘I Will Not Be Playing At The US Open’

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Nick Kyrgios has joined fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty, the WTA’s top-ranked player, in opting out of the 2020 US Open for health and safety concerns. On Saturday night (where it was already Sunday morning […]

USTA Statement On the Western & Southern Open And US Open

USTA Statement, July 31, 2020 The USTA continues its plans to stage the US Open and host both the US Open and the Western & Southern Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. We remain confident that […]

World No. 1 Barty Opts To Stay Home, Will Skip US Open

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Thursday morning, World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia announced she will not play in the year’s Western & Southern Open and the US Open due to COVID-19 fears. While Barty has […]

Tennis Australia Opts For Fewer Spectators For Australian Open

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) According to a report in Melbourne daily The Age, Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley has decided on how he plans to run next year’s Australian Open: by reducing the number of spectators and […]

Wimbledon Makes Changes To Seeding For Men’s Draw

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 134th Wimbledon Championships may be almost year away. However, on Friday, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club announced that starting in 2021 the seeding for the men’s draw will be […]

Roland-Garros Opens Ticket Sales

PARIS, July 2, 2020 (Roland Garros Press Release) The Roland-Garros 2020 tournament, which will be held from 21st September to 11th October, is delighted to announce that ticket sales will open on Thursday 9th July. The French Tennis Federation – […]

Missing Wimbledon’s Opening Day

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The last Monday in June was originally meant to be the first day of the Wimbledon Championships. It’s a day when, by tradition, the reigning men’s champion enters Centre Court to begin his […]

US Open To Host Wheelchair Tennis Competition

USTA Press Release, June 24, 2020 The USTA today announced that the 2020 US Open Wheelchair Tennis Competition will be held September 10-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., its traditional place on the […]