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French Tennis Federation plans low-key tennis return in July
Times of India

French Tennis Federation plans low-key tennis return in July

French tennis announced a cautious step out of the coronavirus lockdown on Saturday with the announcement of the return of professional tournaments in July including a mini-tour on the Riviera. Times of India, 1 month ago

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French Open pushed back one week, includes qualifying draw

ATP and WTA announce August resumption. IMAGE: French Tennis Federation did not specifically state that the tournament would have no fans. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters The re-scheduled French Open has been pushed back a further week and the ATP Tour and WTA Tour have both issued revised calendars as professional tennis gears up to emerge from the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Usually held at the end of May, the French Open was first moved to a September 20-October 4 ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago French Open organisers working to avoid US Open clash  Rediff.com1 month ago

French Open to be held with fans: French federation president

The French Open, unlike its U.S. counterpart, will be held with fans when it takes place from Sept. 27-Oct. 11, the head of the French tennis federation (FFT) said on Wednesday.
 Reuters3 weeks ago French Open to be held with fans in stadium  Rediff.com3 weeks ago French Open could be held without fans  Rediff.com2 months ago Roland Garros Could Be Held Behind Closed Doors, Says French Tennis Boss  NDTV2 months ago

Govt Will Decide If French Open Will Have Spectators: Federation Head

The head of French tennis said on Monday he would like a full house at the French Open but conceded only the government can decide if spectators can attend the re-arranged tournament.
 NDTV1 month ago

French Open ticket holders to get refunds

IMAGE: French Tennis Federation says it will refund tickets purchased for the French Open because of uncertainty related to coronavirus. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters All tickets purchased for this year’s French Open are going to be cancelled and reimbursed instead of being transferred, after the tournament was delayed by four months, organisers said on Thursday.   “The current situation generates too much uncertainty for all the events that bring people together ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago French Open ticket buyers to get refunds  Times of India2 months ago

French support plan ready to be launched on June 3

IMAGE: 21 million euros will be dedicated to the French clubs, nine million will go to the 142 tennis, chair tennis, paddle and beach tennis players outside the top 100. Photograph: FFT/Twitter The French tennis federation's 35-million euro ($38.17 million)plan will be effectively launched on June 3 with a dedicated platform distributing aid to clubs, tournaments, players and officials, the FFT said on Monday.   Some 21 million euros will be dedicated to the French clubs, nine million ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Tennis: French support plan ready to be launched on June 3 - national federation  Reuters1 month ago

COVID-19 crisis: 2020 Laver Cup called off due to French Open switch

IMAGE: In recent weeks tennis governing bodies have discussed the scheduling logjam with little clarity on when the sport can restart. Photograph: Pierre Albouy/Reuters The 2020 Laver Cup will not go ahead in September as planned and will return next year due to the clash of dates with the French Open, the organisers of the exhibition event said on Friday. The French Tennis Federation, in a surprise move, switched the claycourt Grand Slam tournament to Sept. 20-Oct. 4 from its May start ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago French Open now eyeing September 27 start: Report  Times of India2 months ago French Open to start on September 27?  Rediff.com2 months ago

ATP-WTA merger could help brand tennis

Roger Federer’s proposal to merge the tours gets thumbs up from top players. IMAGE: Simona Halep says it would be nice if "Men and women on the same level, marketed and promoted in the same way with equal opportunities and of course equal prize money across the board'. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Tennis can emerge stronger from its lengthy shutdown due to the novel coronavirus if the idea of merging the men's and women's tours becomes a reality, multiple Grand Slam winners ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Explained: What revised tennis rankings mean for top five men

While the new model provides impetus for players to improve results from their 2019 performance, it will also provide stability to those who choose not to play due to the pandemic as they would not need to defend points. IMAGE: Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning a record-extending eighth Australian Open title in February. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Men's governing body ATP on Monday unveiled a revised system for calculating world rankings when the season resumes in August ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

French Open organisers cautious after Djokovic fiasco

'But in mid-October, if we're able to come together and we've been able to provide revenue for 600 people, I think we will be very satisfied as a federation and I as a former player.' IMAGE: Novak Djokovic has come under fire after the charity event was played in front of packed crowds in Serbia and Croatia and saw players hugging at the net and posing for pictures together. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters French Open organisers are taking every precaution to ensure the Grand Slam does not ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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