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US Open 2020: United States Tennis Association rethinking decision to scrap wheelchair event in scaled-down event
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US Open 2020: United States Tennis Association rethinking decision to scrap wheelchair event in scaled-down event

The US Open organisers said they could have better communicated with wheelchair athletes before announcing they would not be part of this year’s scaled-down event in New York and are now rethinking their decision.

US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic says it's important that all players are free to travel to New York for Grand Slam
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US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic says it's important that all players are free to travel to New York for Grand Slam

World No 1 Novak Djokovic says he is excited by the prospect of playing at the US Open but says it would only be fair if every player eligible is able to compete

US Open 2020: Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova hopes for 'easy' decision on participation
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US Open 2020: Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova hopes for 'easy' decision on participation

Petra Kvitova is yet to make a call on participating in the US Open and hopes the health situation in New York will improve to make her decision easier, the two-times Wimbledon champion told Reuters.

Australian Paralympic champion, World No. 1 Dylan Alcott slams US Open for 'discrimination' over wheelchair omission
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Australian Paralympic champion, World No. 1 Dylan Alcott slams US Open for 'discrimination' over wheelchair omission

Alcott, who won the 2015 and 2018 wheelchair singles titles at Flushing Meadows and is the reigning doubles champion, said players were not consulted and posed no greater health threat than able-bodied entrants.

US Open 2020: No singles qualifying, reduced draws and events, fewer line judges and ball people in plans
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US Open 2020: No singles qualifying, reduced draws and events, fewer line judges and ball people in plans

Electronic line-calling will be used instead of line judges for US Open matches at all courts except the two largest arenas, while singles qualifying and mixed doubles, junior and wheelchair competition are being eliminated entirely.

'Something just doesn’t feel right': Canadian tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski criticises decision to go ahead with US Open
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'Something just doesn’t feel right': Canadian tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski criticises decision to go ahead with US Open

Gabriela Dabrowski feels that despite strict health protocols it will be 'impossible' to protect players in a bio-secure bubble throughout US Open

US Open 2020: World No 1 Simona Halep 'highly unlikely' to feature in Grand Slam with 'incredibly difficult' protocols in place
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US Open 2020: World No 1 Simona Halep 'highly unlikely' to feature in Grand Slam with 'incredibly difficult' protocols in place

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) received the green light to hold their marquee tournament in New York as scheduled from 31 August - 13 September without fans.

US Open 2020 to be held on scheduled dates without fans after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives go ahead
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US Open 2020 to be held on scheduled dates without fans after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives go ahead

Even with the go-ahead from the state, one significant question remains for the US Open: Which players actually will participate?

US Open protocols 'incredibly difficult' won't work for Simona Halep, says coach Darren Cahill
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US Open protocols 'incredibly difficult' won't work for Simona Halep, says coach Darren Cahill

Cahill said organisers were considering flying players to New York from around the world on charter flights and keeping them in an isolation bubble with regular testing for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rafael Nadal not sure about US Open being held in 2020, says it depends on COVID-19, travel
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Rafael Nadal not sure about US Open being held in 2020, says it depends on COVID-19, travel

Nadal thinks there are two key requirements for the US Open to happen — and for tennis to resume anywhere: assurances about being protected from the coronavirus and having everyone be able to fly internationally.

French Open working towards avoiding clash of dates with US Open, says Roland Garros director Guy Forget
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French Open working towards avoiding clash of dates with US Open, says Roland Garros director Guy Forget

French Open director Guy Forget said he was working hand in hand with tennis authorities to make sure the dates of the claycourt Grand Slam tournament and those of the US Open do not clash, adding that Flushing Meadows would make an announcement next month.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Unlike Rafael Nadal, ATP tour chief Andrea Gaudenzi not ruling out 2020 return
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Unlike Rafael Nadal, ATP tour chief Andrea Gaudenzi not ruling out 2020 return

Wimbledon has been cancelled and Roland Garros postponed from its usual May start to September, while the status of the US Open, scheduled to take place in late August, is still unclear.

Coronavirus Outbreak: American Taylor Fritz ‘in the best shape ever’ but says returning before US Open ‘unrealistic’
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Coronavirus Outbreak: American Taylor Fritz ‘in the best shape ever’ but says returning before US Open ‘unrealistic’

Taylor Fritz said that he is in the best shape of his life preparing to come out of quarantine but believes it is unrealistic to expect that to happen before the US Open in August.

'No Bryan Brothers chest bumps' — US Tennis Association tells players to avoid incidental contact when sport returns
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'No Bryan Brothers chest bumps' — US Tennis Association tells players to avoid incidental contact when sport returns

The USTA thinks it will be safe to again play tennis “in some cities and states sooner than in others.”

US Open: Decision on postponement or cancellation of tournament to be taken in June, says USTA's CEO
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US Open: Decision on postponement or cancellation of tournament to be taken in June, says USTA's CEO

USTA is being advised by a medical advisory group that includes at least five doctors.

Coronavirus Outbreak: USTA to oversee $50 million commitment to tennis amid pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: USTA to oversee $50 million commitment to tennis amid pandemic

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Thursday it will oversee a commitment of more than $50 million in spending to help the sport weather what it described as the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: US Open organisers to take decision on Grand Slam in June
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US Open organisers to take decision on Grand Slam in June

The USTA, organisers of the US Open, have said they were currently going ahead with plans to host the hardcourt Grand Slam in New York as scheduled from 31 August - 14 September

ATP chairman Andrea Gaudenzi hopeful for four weeks of clay, Roland Garros after US Open
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ATP chairman Andrea Gaudenzi hopeful for four weeks of clay, Roland Garros after US Open

ATP chief Andrea Gaudenzi is hoping to salvage as much of the tennis season as possible with two grand slams yet to be played.

Coronavirus Outbreak: There may be no more tennis this year, says Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: There may be no more tennis this year, says Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis, who is set to step down as Wimbledon chief executive in July, said he hoped the situation will stabilise in the coming months to allow the hardcourt season to get underway before the US Open begins on 24 August.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What does cancellation of Wimbledon mean for tennis in 2020?
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Coronavirus Outbreak: What does cancellation of Wimbledon mean for tennis in 2020?

Wimbledon became the first Grand Slam tournament to be cancelled in a calendar year since Australian Open moved from December to January in 1986.