The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has confirmed it is pressing ahead with plans to hold the French Open with fans later this month, but the tournament will not feature defending women's champion Ashleigh Barty after she announced her withdrawal.
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Nearly two years ago, I wrote about my tentative support for the UEFA Nations League format with the competition providing more structured international football matches in place of meaningless friendlies, as well as pitting nations of a similar level against each other.
Local health authorities have recommended that the Madrid Open, a key warm-up event for the French Open, should be cancelled due to a spike in Spanish COVID-19 cases.
Australia's world number one Ashleigh Barty has decided to miss next month’s US Open because of fears over the risk of contracting COVD-19 if she travels to the event in New York City.
The director of the French Open has said problems at the ill-fated Adria Tour were caused by organisers being "overconfident".
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has announced plans to hold the French Open with around 50 to 60 per cent of its usual capacity.
The French Open will start a week later than it was first rescheduled to following the announcement of return-to-play schedules for both the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tours.
The French Open appears likely to be rescheduled again after Italian Tennis Federation President Angelo Binaghi suggested the Italian Open would be held in September.
French Tennis Federation (FFT) President Bernard Giudicelli has claimed the French Open could take place without spectators as the coronavirus crisis continues.
This year's French Open is to be postponed a week further to September 27 to October 11, reports suggest.
A shirt worn by Rafael Nadal during his victory over Dominic Thiem in last year's French Open final has fetched €20,500 (£18,000/$22,000) at auction.
The French Open, the second tennis Grand Slam of the year, has been postponed until September as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Roger Federer will miss this year’s French Open after having knee surgery.