WTA tournament in Tokyo cancelled
The WTA tournament in Tokyo has been cancelled for the first time in its history due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers announced Tuesday.
Tennis players were supposed to serve in the capital of Japan from November 2 to 7. The tournament had been previously postponed, originally it should have taken place in September.
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Last week, all professional men’s and women’s tournaments in China were cancelled in the fall due to the crown crisis. The only tournament left on the WTA calendar in Asia this year is the Korean Open in Seoul (Oct. 6-11).
International professional tours have been interrupted since March. The women plan to restart on August 3 with the tournament in Palermo. The first tournament on the ATP men’s tour schedule is the Masters, which takes place in Cincinnati (August 22-28), which moved to New York. The US Open will also be played there from August 31 to September 13.