French Open 2021: Alize Cornet blasts decision to postpone Grand Slam by a week

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - MARCH 09: Alize Cornet of France stretches to play a backhand in her Round Two match against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus during Day Three of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on March 09, 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Alize Cornet, world no.59, criticised the decision to postpone this year’s Roland Garros tournament by a week – now starting on May 30 – given the impact it will then have on the rest of the tennis calendar: which includes shortening this summer’s grasscourt season by a week.
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US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic ‘felt responsible’ as a top player to feature

Djokovic irked by exclusion of duo from Cincinnati event | SuperSport

World number one Novak Djokovic told the New York Times this week that he ‘felt responsible’ as a top player to participate at Flushing Meadows – which begins on August 31 from New York. Amid coronavirus concerns, multiple top players have decided not to feature in the year’s second Grand Slam after a five-month hiatus. Continue reading