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 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.
Superstars Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal said Thursday there was little point in having two men’s team tennis competitions so close together and suggested the new ATP Cup
A near-perfect Novak Djokovic won both his singles and doubles rubbers as Serbia beat France 2-1 to reach the quarter-finals of the inaugural ATP Cup teams event in Brisbane on Monday.
A series of professional tennis events will take place in Britain from early July as the sport continues to emerge from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
"It was very tough today, but I'm very happy," said Humbert after one of the biggest wins of his career. "I had some opportunities in the first set, and I just tried to stay relaxed, stay focused on what I had to do and it was a great match."