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With France in a nationwide lockdown, the decision has been taken to shift the start of the French Open to May 30.
Tennis: French Open postponed to May 30 amid COVID-19 crisis
The clay court Grand Slam is expected to be moved to a start date of May 30, to give it the best chance of happening under the most normal conditions possible due to the ongoing pandemic.
The 2021 French Open tennis tournament will be delayed by one week, a source close to the organisers said on Wednesday. "(It) might come also from the tournament because I heard they might have more people if they postpone for one week.
Tennis-After Miami high, Barty ready for slow transition to clay
After Miami high, Barty ready for slow transition to clay
Ashleigh Barty insisted she is a worthy world number one on Saturday after defeating Bianca Andreescu to retain her Miami Open crown. However, Barty shrugged off the criticism on Saturday following her Miami win, rejecting a suggestion that her latest title "proved" she deserved her No.1 status.
World number one Ashleigh Barty retained her Miami Open title Saturday as Bianca Andreescu's injury curse struck again. Barty had dominated the Canadian world number nine throughout the contest behind a powerful service game and accurate forehand.
Naomi Osaka's 23-match winning streak came to a crashing halt Wednesday as Japan's world number two was stunned 6-0, 6-4 by Maria Sakkari in the quarter-finals of the Miami Open. Andreescu, ranked ninth in the world, clawed out a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory over tenacious 58th-ranked Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo.
Caddy or soccer coach? Murray ponders life after tennis
The Russian 33-year-old - who has no known health problems - bragged about getting the coronavirus vaccine last Wednesday
Top-ranked defending champion Ashleigh Barty advanced to the quarter-finals of the Miami Open on Monday by outlasting former world number one Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 1-6, 6-2. - Rublev to face Cilic - On the men's side, Russian fourth seed Andrey Rublev routed Hungarian 29th seed Marton Fucsovics 6-2, 6-1, to reach the fourth round.