Citi Open Canceled, US Open Still On

The Citi Open, which was scheduled to start next month as the ATP Tour’s first tournament back, has been canceled due to COVID-19 and international travel restrictions.

This decision causes many to doubt whether or not the US Open will be played, or if the ATP Tour will come back in 2020 at all. The Citi Open Chairman, Mark Ein, said that due to the current COVID-19 and travel conditions, that the tournament couldn’t be played.

Citi Open Canceled, US Open Still On
Citi Open Tennis 2017

Still, the US Open Chairman, Stacey Allaster, reiterated that plans for a doubleheader in New York, with the Western & Southern Open and US Open, were still going ahead.

If the ATP Tour doesn’t add another event between now and the Western & Southern Open, that will be the only tournament played before the US Open.

If you would like to view the ATP’s schedule, you can view it here. Keep in mind, that with as many postponements and cancellations as have occurred, the schedule may not be completely accurate.

If you would like to read about some tennis that is being played, make sure to check out our daily articles on the electrifying World TeamTennis.

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