The hoped-for resumption of the men's tennis tour moves on. The scheduled ATP tournament in Washington from 14. to 21. August, was cancelled on Tuesday, as the ATP announced. Previously, the "New York Times reported" about it. The event is supposed to be the first for the Tennis masters after a five-month forced break due to the Coronavirus crisis. The US Open will take place.
With the deletion of the tournament in Washington, the question mark behind the staging of the US Open have been greater. But the Grand Slam tournament in New York, should, without spectators 31. August to go on the stage. "This decision has no impact on the US Open," it said in a notification on Tuesday. At the US Open, the organizers would be "a safe and controlled environment for players and all other at both tournaments, Parties create", - stated in the message. Prior to the US Open to be held at the same place, the, of Cincinnati, and relocated Masters tournament.
"Unfortunately, there are currently too many factors outside of our control," said ATP Boss Andrea Gaudenzi. Within the next two weeks, they wanted to provide additional information on the tournament schedule for the Rest of the year. According to the tournament's chief Mark is A Worry about international travel restrictions and the latest development of the spread of the Coronavirus had been mainly the reason for the denial.Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 02:19