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    Retractable roofs on tennis stadiums have become an important thing to have. And now you can find roofs in some smaller tournaments as well. The US Open has the world’s biggest tennis stadium. And so to improve the viewing experience and not let weather conditions affect the play, a retractable roof debuted on the Arthur...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Past U.S. Open champions Kim Clijsters and Andy Murray received wild-card invitations for the Grand Slam tournament Thursday. The U.S. Tennis Association gave all of its other wild cards for singles play to Americans. Clijsters is a four-time major champion and former No. 1 who came out of retirement this year...
    TENNIS stars will be kicked out of the US Open if they breach strict Covid-19 rules this month. In a series of severe regulations issued by the USTA, players at Flushing Meadows will be fined and removed from competition if they step outside of the tournament "bubble" without permission. 2Andy Murray is set to compete...
    By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer Despite a loss in revenue from holding its marquee event without spectators amid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Tennis Association announced Wednesday that its overall compensation to players at this year’s U.S. Open will be $53.4 million — which is 93.3% of the roughly $57.2 million awarded in 2019....
    Despite a loss in revenue from holding its marquee event without spectators amid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Tennis Association announced Wednesday that its overall compensation to players at this year’s U.S. Open will be $53.4 million — which is 93.3% of the roughly $57.2 million awarded in 2019. The U.S. Open women’s and men’s...
    Rafael Nadal won’t be defending his title in the U.S. Open, announcing Tuesday that he will skip out on the Grand Slam tournament because of the coronavirus pandemic. Nadal, the 34-year-old tennis pro from Spain, sent out a number of Tweets explaining his decision to withdraw, citing the “complicated” situation and “increasing” risk. TWINS PRACTICE...
    Tennis : The health situation worries Rafael Nadal, who has decided not to go to the United States to play the US Open. One more package for the US Open, and not the least! Defending champion Rafael Nadal announced on Tuesday that he would not make the trip to the United States to...
    Rafael Nadal won’t be there to defend his US Open title. The Spaniard is skipping the tournament, which he won last year, because of concerns surrounding COVID-19. Roger Federer is also out of the field after knee surgery, however top-ranked Novak Djokovic was on the USTA’s early list of entries. “After many thoughts I have...
    Reigning champion Rafael Nadal shocked the US Open by declaring that he will not defend his title in New York this month. His announcement came just hours after the clay court Madrid Open - to which he had committed - announced that it was not going ahead in September due to the rising number of...
    By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer Defending champion Rafael Nadal will skip the U.S. Open because of the coronavirus pandemic, putting on hold his bid to equal Roger Federer’s men’s record for Grand Slam titles. Nadal explained his decision in a series of tweets sent in Spanish and English on Tuesday. “The situation is very...
    DEFENDING champion Rafael Nadal has decided NOT to play at this year's US Open due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The four-time winner of the tournament took to Twitter on Tuesday night to make the shock announcement. 2Rafael Nadal will not defend his US Open crown at Flushing Meadows this year due to the coronavirus...
    Tennis has officially returned with the WTA Palermo Ladies Open this week, but safety protocols have already been called into question. An unnamed player has already been forced to withdraw after testing positive, and the “bubble” that WTA will attempt to uphold at each tournament has already been threatened. Petra Martic is “not confident at...
    Tennis has officially returned with the WTA Palermo Ladies Open this week, but safety protocols have already been called into question. An unnamed player has already been forced to withdraw after testing positive, and the “bubble” that WTA will attempt to uphold at each tournament has already been threatened. Petra Martic is “not confident at...
    After months of speculation, it was confirmed that the 2020 US Open would be taking place. This was great news for tennis fans as the 2020 Wimbledon had already been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, this came along with some bad news – Roger Federer won’t be playing the event, and here’s why....
    NICK KYRGIOS has withdrawn from the US Open over Covid-19 concerns and then blasted dancing, money-grabbing tennis stars during lockdown. The Australian posted a video on social media explaining he would not be travelling to the US this month for the second tennis Slam of the year. Dear Tennis, I will not be playing this...
    Tennis : Nick Kyrgios, the enfant terrible of world tennis, announced this Sunday to give up the US Open this season because of the coronavirus. Video in support, he justified his decision and tackled certain players on the circuit in particular. TheUS Open, scheduled from August 31 behind closed doors this year because...
    (CNN)Tennis star Nick Kyrgios has announced that he will not play at the upcoming US Open due to the coronavirus pandemic. World No. 40 Kyrgios has been an outspoken critic of exhibition tournaments staged amid the pandemic, most notably the Adria Tour organized by Novak Djokovic.In pulling out of the US Open, which is scheduled...
    Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the US Open due to the coronavirus pandemic. The world number 40 penned a heartfelt letter to the tennis world on Sunday, announcing he would not take part in the grand slam in New York later this month. 'It hurts me at my core not to be...
    SYDNEY (AP) — Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of concerns over the coronavirus and in honor of the “hundreds of thousands of Americans” who have died from COVID-19. Kyrgios said in an Instagram post on Sunday that he had no problem with the United States Tennis Association proceeding with its plans...
    ANDY MURRAY has ruled out hiring a private jet to fly to the US Open to avoid catching Covid-19. But Muzza wants severe punishments for any tennis star that oversteps the mark or blatantly bursts a coronavirus bubble. 2NINTCHDBPICT000599090793Credit: Getty Images - Getty The Scot, 33, is set to book his transatlantic flights over the...
    As coronavirus cases spike in other parts of the country a month before the U.S. Open is supposed to start in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association said Friday it “continues its plans” to hold its marquee event and another tournament beforehand. The U.S. Open -- usually the year’s last Grand Slam tournament, but the...
    By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer As coronavirus cases spike in other parts of the country a month before the U.S. Open is supposed to start in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association said Friday it “continues its plans” to hold its marquee event and another tournament beforehand. The U.S. Open -- usually the year’s...
    As coronavirus cases spike in other parts of the country a month before the U.S. Open is supposed to start in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association said Friday it “continues its plans” to hold its marquee event and another tournament beforehand. The U.S. Open — usually the year’s last Grand Slam tournament, but the...
    Queens, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)- Tennis season is just over a week away from re-starting with the Western and Southern Open and the US Open to be played in consecutive weeks at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. When the action begins, the world’s top-ranked female player, Ashleigh Barty, won’t be in attendance....
    BRISBANE, Australia — No. 1-ranked Ash Barty is skipping the first tennis major since January after deciding it’s too risky to travel for the U.S. Open during the coronavirus pandemic. The 24-year-old Australian is the highest-profile player so far to opt out of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 Grand Slam tournament in New York because...
    Fear first, education last? McDonalds partners with Mayo Clinic for aid in coronavirus safety Ashleigh Barty, the worlds best female tennis player, has withdrawn from the US Open due to fears over the coronavirus © Getty/Jordan Mansfield Ashleigh Barty. Getty/Jordan Mansfield World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has withdrawn from the US Open amid...
    Ashleigh Barty. Getty/Jordan Mansfield World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has withdrawn from the US Open amid fears over the coronavirus.  The tournament, which will take place behind closed doors in New York from August 31, is the first major tennis event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. "There are still...
    By JOHN PYE, AP Sports Writer BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — No. 1-ranked Ash Barty has pulled out of the U.S. Open because she doesn't want to risk traveling during the coronavirus pandemic. The 24-year-old Australian is the highest-profile player so far to opt out of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 Grand Slam tournament in New York...
    SYDNEY (AP) — No. 1-ranked Ash Barty says she has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because she is not comfortable with traveling during the coronavirus pandemic. Barty is the biggest name yet to opt out of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 Grand Slam tournament in New York because of the global health crisis. “I will make...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams, Coco Gauff, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal were on Wednesday’s initial entry lists — but No. 1 woman Ash Barty, two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka and 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu were not — for the tournament moved from Cincinnati to Flushing Meadows next month because of...
    Uncertainties around the US Open will settle as the players have now been informed of the confirmed dates of the US Open. The US Open will go ahead as scheduled. Beginning on the 31st of August for the Singles and 2nd of September for the doubles. Major doubts surfaced after the Citi Open in Washington...
    Tennis is slowly creeping back. And as the season nears resumption players are trying to get some important match practice. But these tough times have made tournaments take strict decisions and protocols. And recently a player was suspended from the event because of breaking the quarantine protocols. World Team Tennis(WTT) is going on right...
    Recently, the WTA released a revised schedule for the remainder of the 2020 season. In the schedule, the Citi Open was canceled but the WTA added two new events to the calendar. One of those events is the Top Seed Open in Kentucky and it has just been confirmed that Venus Williams will be playing...
    The hard-court tournament in the nation’s capital that was supposed to mark the official return of men’s professional tennis amid the pandemic was scrapped Tuesday -- but the group in charge of the U.S. Open immediately said the tuneup’s cancellation “in no way impacts” its Grand Slam event. The Citi Open, scheduled to start with...
    By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The hard-court tournament in the nation’s capital that was supposed to mark the official return of men’s professional tennis amid the pandemic was scrapped Tuesday — but the group in charge of the U.S. Open immediately said the tuneup’s cancellation “in no way impacts” its Grand...
    Recently, the ATP and the WTA released revised schedules for the 2020 season. However, there were many people who were worried about tennis restarting, as the coronavirus is still spreading. Eugenie Bouchard is not one of them. Check out what she said. Eugenie Bouchard On Tennis Resuming In a recent appearance on the Megaphone...
    Although there are dark clouds over the US Open, its organizers are feeling very confident. The USTA is still optimistic about holding the tournament despite some top players unsure about it. Assessing by the words of USTA CEO Mike Dowse, the US Open will surely happen. He made some interesting comments recently about the resumption...
    Former World No.1 Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou thinks that the top tennis stars will have to choose between the US Open and the French Open. According to him, it will be difficult for athletes to participate in both the tournaments, as they are line-up in a matter of weeks. READ MORE: Rafael Nadal Set...
    Serena Williams and her struggle for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam is known to all. The former World No.1 last won a grand slam in 2017. Since then she has lost four finals in 3 years. Serena will turn 39 this year and time is running out for her. Serena’s coach Patrick Mouratoglou over the...
    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sam Stosur, the 2011 U.S. Open champion, is now a mom. The 36-year-old Australian tennis pro announced Monday on Instagram that her partner, Liz, gave birth to a girl in June. “Life in lockdown during coronavirus has been challenging in many ways but personally it’s been one of the most exciting...
    The United States of America is leading the global chart for coronavirus positive cases. The country has so far recorded over 3.2 million COVID-19 infections. More than 135,800 people have died because of the deadly virus. And the numbers are rising every day. More importantly, New York is America’s COVID-19 epicenter. Despite the threats, the...
    After months of speculation, it was confirmed that the US Open will be taking place in 2020. However, in a recent interview, Roger Federer revealed that there are still uncertainties due to the coronavirus spreading around the world. Roger Federer On US Open In a recent interview with SRF, Roger Federer talked about many...
    Coronavirus — Benoit Paire was the last tennis player to raise his voice before the possible celebration of the US Open in New York despite the increase in infections in the United States in recent weeks in states such as California, Texas or Florida. Speaking to RMC Sport, Paire was emphatic in answering if...
    One of the bright young stars right now, Alexei Popyrin has been making his mark in World Tennis. He is currently participating in the Ultimate Tennis Showdown. A league started by Patrick Mouratoglou to showcase tennis in a fun and youthful way. In a press conference after his UTS match, yesterday Popyrin told EssentiallySports reporter...
    Coronavirus — The French Henri Leconte, former number five in the world, has joined the criticism of his compatriots and believes that the US Open should be “canceled”. This is how the individual finalist in Roland Garros expressed himself in 1988 in an interview in Ouest-France, joining the sentiment expressed days ago by his...
    Coronavirus — The increase in cases in various areas of the United States and the positive for Novak Djokovic’s coronavirus during his Adria Tour tournament, in which Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki were also infected. They continue to outrage the world of tennis, which now questions the return to competition in events...
    USTA could be re-thinking about the scheduling of the US Open. The United States had a general trend of lower daily cases each day. But today the daily cases suddenly jumped to a record 36000, sending second thoughts over many tennis players’ minds regarding the US Open. Already players were skeptical in attending the grand...