Roger Federer is focused on recovering in time to enjoy a competitive and packed 2021 tennis season – which includes next summer’s rescheduled Tokyo Olympics – as the world number four continues his return from two knee surgeries.
The pair, who featured in the Adria Tour, revealed they have tested positive for coronavirus. They travelled to Croatia and Serbia for Novak Djokovic’s charity-themed tournament, which was criticised after evidence of no social distancing. Continue reading
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) are moving ahead with their plans to play the US Open in its scheduled time frame, starting on August 31. This update comes despite fears from players over logistical and ethical issues surrounding a resumption of play, as the coronavirus pandemic continues worldwide. Continue reading
World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas has shared his US Open concerns with the final Grand Slam of the year still scheduled to go ahead in September, while also believing tennis should only return when things return to normal: he’s not a fan of staging events behind closed doors as matches would not have the same intensity. Continue reading
World number 24 Taylor Fritz has revealed he hopes to play this year’s US Open in August – if the tournament is on – while this lockdown period has allowed him to work on achieving optimal fitness levels.
The former world number 53 has given his take on plans for a COVID-19 fund that benefits lower-ranked players – suggesting that the distribution of prize money should be changed so they can profit more at bigger tournaments in future. Continue reading
Stan Wawrinka has admitted there is a real possibility we don’t see any tennis for the remainder of the year, due to the coronavirus outbreak. The season has been suspended since March 12 and there will be no events until July 13 at the earliest. Continue reading
The world number two Simona Halep has been honest in her assessment of the current situation, believing there’s a chance the whole 2020 season is called off – while voicing her fears over the virus at home in Bucharest.
17-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic could benefit from this extended tennis break due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to 16-time GS doubles winner and current Australian pundit Todd Woodbridge.
In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the All England Lawn Tennis Club have been forced into making a decision: Wimbledon 2020 has been cancelled – this being the first time in tournament history since the second world war. Continue reading
It’s been a month since Maria Sharapova announced her retirement from tennis. With the coronavirus pandemic taking precedence, there hasn’t been much time to truly analyse the four-time Grand Slam champ departing. So without further ado…