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Palermo sets example for return of tennis
The only player who tested positive for the coronavirus was withdrawn from the tournament without ever setting foot at the venue.
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Martić, Kontaveit, Giorgi rally for wins in Palermo
Top-seeded Petra Martic rallied past Russian qualifier Liudmila Samsonova to reach the quarterfinals of the Palermo Ladies Open.
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Errani shows signs of clay-court revival
Former French Open finalist Sara Errani showed signs of reviving her clay-court prowess by rallying past Kristyna Pliskova to reach the Palermo Ladies Open quarterfinals.
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U.S. Open singles champs to get less prize money
The USTA's overall compensation to players at this year's U.S. Open will be $53.4M, which is 93.3% of the roughly $57.2M awarded in 2019.
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Juvan upsets Vondroušová at Palermo Open
Slovenian qualifier Kaja Juvan upset second-seeded Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in the first round of the Palermo Ladies Open.
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Madrid Open in September canceled
The Madrid Open, a joint men's and women's tennis tournament, has been canceled.
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Andy Murray gets Cincinnati wild card
Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray was one of four men given wild-card entries for the tuneup to the U.S. Open.
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Top tennis resumes at Palermo Ladies Open
Tour-level tennis resumed after a five-month enforced break, and players at the Palermo Ladies Open had to handle their own towels and not shake hands of opponents.
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New York Empire win World TeamTennis title
The New York Empire won the World TeamTennis title, with Coco Vandeweghe and Nicole Melichar surviving a championship point against the Chicago Smash.
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Player tests positive at Palermo Open
A player entered for the Palermo Ladies Open tested positive for the coronavirus and has withdrawn from the tournament.
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USTA still preparing for U.S. Open
The U.S. Tennis Association "continues its plans" to hold its marquee event.
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Naomi Osaka to play in tuneup, U.S. Open
Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka is planning to play at the U.S. Open and the hard-court tuneup at the same site earlier in August.
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Serena, Coco, Novak, Rafa on entry lists for tuneup
Serena Williams, Coco Gauff, Novak Djokovic, and Rafael Nadal are on the initial entry lists for the tournament moved from Cincinnati to Flushing Meadows.
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Ash Barty withdraws from U.S. Open
The No. 1-ranked player said she isn't comfortable traveling to the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Women’s tennis tournament in Tokyo canceled
A women's professional tennis tournament that was supposed to be played in Tokyo in November has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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USTA cancels low-tier Florida tournaments
The U.S. Tennis Association has canceled two lower-tier tennis tournaments in Orlando, Florida.
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Halep withdraws from Palermo Open
Second-ranked Simona Halep withdrew from the Palermo Ladies Open following a quarantine ordinance issued by Italy's health ministry.
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Palermo Open to mark the return of tennis
The Palermo Ladies Open features a loaded field, including second-ranked Simona Halep, after months without competition.
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Aussie Open: Smaller crowds, player security
Australian Open organizers announced health and safety protocols for the 2021 edition including smaller crowd sizes and strict requirements for players from abroad.
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Citi Open in Washington D.C. canceled
The tournament that was supposed to mark the official return of men's professional tennis amid the coronavirus pandemic has been canceled.
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Serena Williams to return in Kentucky
Serena Williams is planning to make her return to competition in August at a new hard-court tournament in Kentucky.
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Thiem edges Berrettini at Berlin exhibition
Dominic Thiem defeated Matteo Berrettini in the men's final of a grass-court exhibition tournament in Berlin.
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U.S. Open on, USTA cancels other events
The USTA has canceled several amateur events scheduled in August due to the coronavirus pandemic, but is still planning to hold the U.S. Open.
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Lucas Pouille to have elbow surgery
Lucas Pouille will have surgery on his right elbow and miss the return of sanctioned tennis from the pandemic-forced hiatus.
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Swiss Indoors canceled
The Swiss Indoors tennis tournament has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Sam Stosur’s partner gives birth
Sam Stosur, the 2011 U.S. Open champion, is now a mom.
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Fans welcomed to World TeamTennis in West Virginia
WTT's nine teams have come together at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia for their three-week season.
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Wimbledon to still allocate prize money
Wimbledon will pay out $12.5 million in prize money to 620 players despite the tournament's cancellation due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Alexander Zverev teams up with David Ferrer as coach
Alexander Zverev has hired David Ferrer as a coach on a trial basis.
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Tiafoe out of World TeamTennis season
Frances Tiafoe will not play in the World TeamTennis season after testing positive for the coronavirus.
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Frances Tiafoe tests positive for COVID-19
Frances Tiafoe has tested positive for the coronavirus and withdrawn from the All-American Team Cup tennis tournament.
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Hundreds of fans allowed at Berlin exhibitions
Up to 800 spectators per day will be allowed at a tennis exhibition in Berlin in mid-July, even after four players tested positive for the coronavirus after playing in a similar event fronted by Novak...
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French Open to allow fans in stands
The French Open will allow fans to attend this year's postponed tournament.
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Tunisian tennis player banned 7 years for match-fixing
Tunisian tennis player Majed Kilani has been banned from professional tennis for seven years after the sport's anti-corruption body concluded he conspired to fix matches in 2016.
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Djokovic's coach positive for COVID-19
Goran Ivanisevic, Novak Djokovic's coach who attended the top-ranked player's exhibition series in Serbia and Croatia, has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Venus Williams joins World TeamTennis
Venus Williams has signed up to play World TeamTennis for the 15th time.
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Thiem sorry for playing in Djokovic’s event
Dominic Thiem apologized for taking part in an exhibition series hosted by Novak Djokovic in which four players tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Pro tennis set to resume in Australia after lockdown
Tennis players in Australia will have a chance to compete for prize money for the first time since March in a UTR pro series starting in Sydney.
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U.S. Open restores wheelchair tennis
The USTA changed its plans and now will include wheelchair competition at the scaled-down U.S. Open after athletes complained about the original decision to drop their event entirely this year.
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Novak Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19
Novak Djokovic tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in a tennis exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia.
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Virus cases at Djokovic’s event put sports under scrutiny
Novak Djokovic's charity tennis exhibition series has been followed by an increase in the number of positive cases among professional athletes.
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Borna Coric tests positive for COVID-19
Croatian tennis player Borna Coric says he has tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in an exhibition event.
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ATP adjusting COVID-19 protocols
The ATP men's tennis tour says it is continuing to "plan and adjust" its precautions and protocols related to the coronavirus pandemic with an eye to its planned August 14 resumption of competition.
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When tennis returns: No fans, less money, rustiness
Madison Keys, the 2017 U.S. Open runner-up, has not played a real tennis match since January, so she was thrilled when a partial schedule was released for the sport's true return after its coronavirus-...
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Wheelchair players told they could play in U.S. Open
There might be wheelchair tennis competition at the 2020 U.S. Open, after all.
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World TeamTennis changes policies for COVID-19
World TeamTennis is changing two key policies related to players who test positive for COVID-19.
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Halep doesn’t ‘currently plan to play’ U.S. Open
Two-time major champion and former No. 1 Simona Halep says she does not "currently plan to play" at the 2020 U.S. Open.
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