Confirmation came after protracted negotiations with Tennis Australia and the Victorian state authorities in Melbourne, which only emerged from a months-long lockdown in October following a second wave of Covid-19 cases.
Hamburg Open 2019: India's Sumit Nagal qualifies for maiden appearance in main draw of any ATP 500 tournament
21-year-old Sumit Nagal has been enjoying a good run, having reached the semifinals in five challenger tournaments and getting close to the Top 200 rankings
Sweden Open: Fabio Fognini defeats Richard Gasquet in three sets to win his seventh ATP career title
Italian Fabio Fognini, ranked 15 in the world, beat Frenchman Richard Gasquet, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, in Sunday's ATP Swedish Open final in Bastad.
Vardhan and Balaji topple the top-seeded pair of Denys Molchanov of Ukraine and Igor Zelenay of Slovakia 6-3 6-4 in the final qualifying round on Wednesday to secure their spot in the men's doubles main draw.
Maharashtra Open: Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan bow out in contrasting fashion; Roberto Bautista Agut ousted
The Indian challenge in singles came to an end at the Maharashtra Open on Wednesday as Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan lost despite valiant efforts.
Winston-Salem Open: Alexander Dolgopolov-Thiago Monteiro match investigated over suspicious betting patterns
Brazil's Monteiro beat Ukrainian Dolgopolov 6-3 6-3 at the Winston-Salem Open, an ATP 250 event in the US, in Sunday's first round match.
Unable to meet the "commercial demands" of the main organisers, IMG, Chennai Open is set to move out of the city and Pune is likely to host India's only ATP World Tour event from next year.
Antalya Open: Ramkumar Ramanathan's shrewd use of big serve earns him career-defining win over Dominic Thiem
Ramkumar Ramanathan pulled off the biggest win of his career by defeating top seed Dominic Thiem in the second round of the Antalya Open.
Ricoh Open: Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky beat Steve Darcis and Gilles Muller to enter quarter-finals
The unseeded pair of Leander Paes and Scott Lipksy edged past Steve Darcis and Gilles Muller 7-5 6-4 in the opening round of the Euro 660,375 grass court tournament to enter the quarter finals of ATP 250 Ricoh Open.
In the deciding match tie-breaker, Paes and Lipsky opened up a 5-0 lead and easily closed the match in their favour
Tom Annear, the tournament director at Chennai Open, in a candid chat, expressed how difficult it is to negotiate and convince the best players to come to India.
Indian Davis Cup player Ramkumar Ramanathan has been awarded a wild card for the singles event of the Chennai Open, India's only ATP event on the World Tour.
The unseeded Indo-Brazilian combo eked out a 6-3 7-5 win.