Tennis

Tennis may not return until 2021 due to coronavirus, says Wimbledon chief

Tennis may not return until 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic caused the cancellation of the entire grasscourt season and most of the claycourt campaign, All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) chief executive Richard Lewis said on Thursday. The outbreak has played havoc with the global sporting calendar and the Wimbledon championships were cancelled by the […]

Tennis

U.S. Open’s indoor courts to serve as temporary hospital

It was not designed for this purpose. The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center wasn’t — built — or rebuilt — to be a hospital. But with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeping across the globe, and New York City being an epicenter for the United States, its 12 indoor courts are being transformed into […]