ASB Classic tournament director Karl Budge announced the decision on Tuesday, saying work on hosting the tennis tournaments had been well advanced but logistical and safety issues had taken precedence.
Fourth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz ended qualifier Christian Harrison’s Cinderella run in the ATP Delray Beach Open on Tuesday, booking a final showdown with American Sebastian Korda, who clinched a spot in final with win over Britain’s Cameron Norrie.
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic got his season off to a perfect start with a battling 7-5, 7-5 win against hot shot Canadian Denis Shapovalov in the ATP Cup on Tuesday, but Rafael Nadal pulled out injured and world number three Dominic
Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev won their respective singles matches on Wednesday to help Russia join Italy in the semi-finals of the team-based ATP Cup in Melbourne. ATP Finals winner Medvedev took down Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-2 6-4 after Rublev’s dominant
The dynamic duo of Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur steered Australia into the ATP Cup semi-finals with a comprehensive 2-1 victory against the Tim Henman-led Britain,
Nadal and Djokovic were both expected back on court to play the decisive doubles rubber that will decide which country wins the 24-nation tournament.
"Every time I get to play Rafa we get to play a lot of exciting points. There were some incredible exchanges today," said Djokovic.
A battling Nick Kyrgios earned a morale-boosting victory over world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas on Tuesday, while Russia and Britain booked their spots in the ATP Cup quarter-finals.
Rafael Nadal suffered an upset singles loss but made amends in the doubles to keep Spain alive at the ATP Cup Friday, with Novak Djokovic also surviving a scare before rallying
Tennis’ innovative new team championship kicks off the men’s 2020 season on Friday, with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic among those looking for a winning start ahead of the first
The tennis season was suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the hiatus will continue at least until mid-July, depriving lower-level players, who depend solely on tournament winnings, of the chance to earn a living.