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Tennis: Anderson's comeback bid delayed by coronavirus lockdown

福利网站South Africa's Kevin Anderson, who underwent knee surgery last month, was eyeing a return to the court at April's Monte Carlo Masters but his comeback plans have been disrupted as the tennis season remains suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

September switch saves French Open but leaves organisers isolated

福利网站Postponing the French Open to September may have prevented the Grand Slam from falling victim to the coronavirus pandemic but the organisers now find themselves isolated and friendless as the tennis world comes to terms with the shock move.

I'll defend French Open title whenever it's played - Barty

福利网站French Open champion Ash Barty did not receive a heads up from tournament chief Guy Forget about moving the 2020 edition back by four months but said she would grasp at any chance she gets to defend her title.

ATP, WTA extend suspension of play amid coronavirus outbreak

The ATP and WTA have extended the suspension of their tours until June 7, the two tennis bodies said in a joint statement on Wednesday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to shred the sporting calendar.

Laver Cup will go ahead despite French Open switch - organisers

福利网站Laver Cup organisers say the exhibition event will go ahead in September as planned despite the French Open moving to the same dates as the implications of the French Tennis Federation (FFT)'s shock gambit began to reverberate on Wednesday.

Players cry foul after shock French Open move

福利网站Tennis players around the world have hit out at the lack of communication from the game's governing bodies in the wake of the French Open's shock switch to September from May because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Halep says donating equipment to help coronavirus fight

福利网站Wimbledon champion and world number two Simona Halep said she was donating money to pay for medical equipment in Romania as the country deals with the coronavirus pandemic.

Wimbledon officials continue plans for June championships

Wimbledon officials on Tuesday said they are continuing plans for the grasscourt major to start on June 29 as scheduled even though French Open organisers postponed the claycourt Grand Slam to September due to the coronavirus pandemic.

New French Open dates create major clash with events

The organisers of the French Open on Tuesday postponed the claycourt Grand Slam tournament until Sept 20-Oct 4 from its May start amid the coronavirus outbreak, with the new dates colliding with numerous events on the scheduled global calendar.

It was unthinkable to cancel 2020 French Open, say organisers

French Open organisers said it was unthinkable for them to cancel the 2020 edition of the claycourt Grand Slam after they received a barrage of criticism for rescheduling the event in the middle of the hardcourt season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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