(Sports news – Tennis news) Many upcoming big tournaments will be postponed like this year’s Indian Wells Masters because of the Covid-19 pandemic. This is really sad news for a series of big stars in the world of the felt ball, including Djokovic and Nadal – the couple is disputed No. 1 in the world.
Tennis news: tennis world disorder because of Covid-19
Sky Sports Italy recently reported that the Miami Open BTC will postpone this tournament instead of organizing the original schedule (March 23 – April 5) because of an acute respiratory infection caused by a new strain of the Corona virus. (Covid-19) caused outbreaks across the globe.
This is in stark contrast to the recent statement of a tournament official when he told the press that the Miami Open will not follow the Indian Wells Masters, but will try to organize with the condition that The highest safety for competing players and fans to track:
“As scheduled, the Miami Open 2020 will be held from March 23 to April 5. Safety remains a top priority and we are closely monitoring the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic with local officials. Phuong, State and Federal to organize the tournament smoothly and successfully.
In addition, we are working hard with ATP and WTA on their surveys of the best practices proposed and in strict compliance with the guidelines of the authorities to provide a school competition competes safely for fans, players and staff. “- tennis news shared by the Miami Open organizers’ boss.
However, the latest ATP World Men Tennis Association has announced the postponement of all ATP Tour and ATP Challenger Tour tournaments due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, after the Indian Wells Masters and team cup. World’s No. 1 female Fed Cup – the tournament was originally planned to be held in Budapest (Hungary) in April this year.
BBC News correspondent Russell Fuller shared a notable tweet on his personal Twitter page: “I expect they can suspend six weeks for systemic tournaments for both ATP and WTA Tour – the boards of management of the professional players have gathered and that seems to be the best direction (at least for the players). “
Djokovic, Nadal missed which tournament followed tennis news?
The schedule for major tennis tournaments is delayed from now to 6 weeks, which means that a series of popular tournaments in Miami, Houston, Marrakech and Monte-Carlo of ATP Tour as well as Guadalajara, Charleston and Bogota of WTA are almost canceled because it is difficult to find a suitable time left this year to make up amid the uncertain context when the Covid-19 pandemic will be completely under control.
This will greatly affect the ambition of conquering big tournaments and plans for this year of the famous players, including Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal – rivals are trying to reclaim his No. 1 position in the world.
According to tennis news Express.co.uk, Barcelona Open – ATP 500 tournament with the main field named Rafael Nadal has no plans to postpone but will still take place from April 18-26 when Nadal is the No. 1 seed. Last year, Nadal – the player who holds the record 11 times super champion has lost to Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals. Young Austrian talent just surpassed Federer to occupy the position of the world’s No. 3 player is also defending champion Barcelona Open.
In Spain, the country’s Tennis Federation has called on all domestic leagues to be played behind closed doors in the near future instead of opening up the audience to the field as every year.
Not only tennis but also other sports, including football, have been miserable because of Covid-19. On Wednesday (March 11), the organizers of the Spanish King’s Cup decided to postpone the schedule for the final of this tournament on April 18 because of the pandemic.
An urgent meeting of senior officials has just taken place and they have decided that matches in La Liga (the Spanish league) will be postponed in the next two rounds at the request of the Union of Professional Players in this country.
Speaking on Tuesday (March 10), former Australian No. 1 tennis player Lleyton Hewitt feared that this year’s tennis schedule would be seriously affected by Covid-19:
Hewitt said that he had intended to go to Indian Wells to watch the boys play, but then the Indian Wells Masters had been canceled. Therefore, it would be a challenge for the boys then.