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the cancellation of the ATP tournament in Washington should, therefore, have "no impact" on the own planning. At least the organizers of the US Open later on Friday evening, as soon as the dream of a long-awaited re-start of the men was burst Tour abruptly. The corresponding Statement, however, is more by holding parole as a realistic self-assessment. Because the problems that forced the Restart Event in Washington in the knee, of course, has the Major-fighting tournament.
This is the Corona location in the state of New York currently somewhat more relaxed than in many other Parts of the United States. But this simplifies the matter only to a limited extent. Because the main problem are the travel restrictions for the protagonists of the competition. Tennis is a particularly global sports. And because currently global to several different States and conditions, it is almost impossible to gather all participants at the tournament and to send then back to their home.
as more unclear is whether the athletes want to come given the current Situation at all. More and more of them had brought in the past few weeks, to the expression of concerns. Even Stars in the industry, flirtatious not logged recently in order to play the US Open. Rafael Nadal, for example, or Stan Wawrinka, both multiple Grand Slam winner, trained the public on the Sand and with the official balls of the French Open. Want to directly take place in connection in Paris. In the case of women, among others, the world ranked Simona Halep has announced her resignation already. The sporting value of a tournament without the Best would be manageable.Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 06:19