The ITF and ATP officially extended the suspension of all events until August 1, that due to the coronavirus.
Events that will not take place as scheduled include Hamburg, Bastad, Newport, Los Cabos, Gstaad, Umag, Atlanta and Kitzbuhel. The WTA has suspended Bastad, Lausanne, Bucharest and Jurmala, also which were to be held in July but the July 20 Palermo event is still active.
Already, the Canadian Open women’s event in Montreal has been cancelled, but the men’s event on August 8 in Toronto is still scheduled.
“Due to continued uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we regret to announce our decision to extend the suspension of the Tour,” said Andrea Gaudenzi, ATP Chairman. “Just like tennis fans, players and tournament hosts all over the world, we share in the disappointment the Tour continues to be affected in this way. We continue to assess all of our options in an effort to resume the Tour as soon as it is safe to do so, including the feasibility of rescheduling events later in the season. As ever, the health and well-being of the tennis community and wider public remains our top priority in every decision we make.”
The US Open expects to make a decision in the next 30 days on when and if the event can be held.
Newport, which hosts the 2020 Hall of Fame inductions, has stated the ceremony, which includes new entrants Goran Ivanisevic and Conchita Martinez, will now be held July 2021.
As of now, the early events in August are:
San Jose (WTA)
The last events played were the Davis Cup qualifiers and the WTA events in Lyon and Monterrey just ahead of Indian Wells which was suspended just before the qualifying draw was released.
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