Grand Slam

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 […]

Serena: ‘I Really Cannot Wait To Return To N.Y.’

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In her first official duty as the new US Open tournament director on Wednesday, Stacey Allaster said, “It is my greatest pleasure to welcome a special guest to our first virtual US Open press […]

Dates For 2020 Roland-Garros Confirmed

PARIS, June 17, 2020 (Press Release) Following discussions with the international tennis authorities – the ATP, WTA and ITF – the French Tennis Federation is delighted to announce that this year’s Roland-Garros tournament will be played over three weeks, from […]

Strict Protocols, No Fans, US Open Is Officially On

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 2020 US Open is officially on – albeit with strict protocols and without fans. At 11:49 a.m. EDT (5:59 p.m. CEST) Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tweeted: “The US Open will be held in […]

US Open: Statement From Mike Dowse

USTA Press Release, June 16, 2020 We are incredibly excited that Governor Cuomo and New York State have today approved our plan to host the 2020 US Open and 2020 Western & Southern Open at the USTA Billie Jean King […]

US Open Going On As Scheduled But Not As Usual

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) According to multiple reports published Monday, the 2020 US Open will go on as scheduled. Both ESPN, which owns primary North American broadcast rights to the Grand Slam tournament, and The New York […]

ESPN: USTA Still Plans On-Time Start For US Open

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Per’s Peter Bodo, the United States Tennis Association still plans an on-time start to this year’s US Open with strict protocols in place due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Bodo’s story posted […]