Former Wimbledon and US Open champion Murray was given slot alongside Americans Tommy Paul, Tennys Sandgren and Frances Tiafoe for the event, a warm-up for the Grand Slam in New York which begins on 31 August
Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal among big names in initial entry lists for Cincinnati; top-ranked Ashleigh Barty excluded
However, just because a player is on Wednesday’s lists does not mean she or he necessarily will compete at the New York-hosted Cincinnati event.
Collins, who made the semi-finals of the 2019 Australian Open, criticized Novak Djokovic last month after the men’s world number one said it would be “impossible” to play this year’s US Open under COVID-19 protocols proposed by organisers.
Serve-and-volley tennis was not a feature of the sport from its inception, and it only came to prominence in the 1950s. However, it presented a genuinely innovative way to explore court geometry.
Novak Djokovic accuses critics of 'witch-hunt' after Adria Tour, undecided on participating at US Open
Djokovic, who tested positive for COVID-19 after the Adria Tour’s second leg in Croatia, pulled no punches in slamming his peers and pundits who said he was irresponsible to stage the event amid the pandemic.
Kyrgios has repeatedly criticised organisers and players at the abandoned event in the Balkans, where Novak Djokovic, Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki all tested positive for the novel coronavirus
French Open organisers to be 'really careful, really cautious' to avoid meeting fate of Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour
The French Open will allow up to 60 percent of the usual capacity inside the Roland Garros grounds when the rescheduled claycourt tournament starts on 27 September and organisers said there was no chance of them repeating the mistakes of the Adria Tour.
Novak Djokovic and his wife have tested negative for the coronavirus, his media team said on Thursday, 10 days after announcing they had contracted the disease.
Will COVID-19-hit season affect legacies of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams?
How will Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — known as the Big Three of the men’s game — along with Serena Williams, fare whenever they do return to competition?
Manchester United's Nemanja Matic defends Novak Djokovic after COVID-19 positives in Adria Tour exhibition tournament
Djokovic was criticised for hosting the tennis tournament amid a pandemic after his coach Goran Ivanisevic and players Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki returned positive tests over the two legs in Serbia and Croatia.
The ITF said the 18 nations that already qualified for the Davis Cup 2020 finals will keep those spots in 2021.
Ivanisevic, who said he has no symptoms, attended the Adria Tour exhibition series, a charity event hosted by Djokovic in Belgrade and at the Adriatic resort of Zadar in Croatia.
'I feel well and don’t have symptoms': Tennis star Borna Coric says after contracting COVID-19 infection
Coric was among several other players who tested positive for COVID-19 after playing in Novak Djokovic’s controversial Adria Tour tournament.
World No 3 Dominic Thiem apologises for taking part in Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour exhibition series
Thiem, a two-time French Open finalist who lost to Djokovic in the Australian Open final this year, said he has been tested five times in the last 10 days but is negative for the virus.
'Protocols are in place for reason', Wimbledon chief expresses disappointment over botched Adria Tour
Wimbledon chief said, 'The images were disappointing and I think that ... what needs to come out of it is everybody involved — not just players, but administrators, organisers, entourages — understands that the protocols, rules and regulations are in place for a reason.'
Grand Slams hope to avoid meeting fate of Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour by adhering to strict COVID-19 protocols
Hindsight offers clarity, but organisers of the world’s biggest tournaments say they will not make the same mistakes as they reopen the sport and seek to keep the players safe.
Novak Djokovic's parents hit back at critics after Serbian star tests positive for COVID-19, blame Grigor Dimitrov for spread
Novak Djokovic’s parents defended their son on Wednesday and blamed another tennis player for spreading the coronavirus at a series of exhibition matches hosted by the top-ranked player.
Murray said he hoped the players and their family members who tested positive recovered soon and added that the tournament should not have gone ahead in hindsight.
Novak Djokovic goes from aiding lower ranked players to endangering countless in miserably quick fall as role model
Djokovic is not being berated for failing to live up to the lofty expectations that come with the territory of being an all-time great; he is being slammed because he behaved like a stupid, selfish jerk.
'Reckless and disappointing': Tennis fraternity slams Novak Djokovic after top-ranked player returns positive test for COVID-19
World number one Novak Djokovic tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, days after he hosted a number of players in the Adria Tour exhibition tournament in the Balkan region.