Montreal WTA tournament cancelled until 2021

first_img Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since World War II, meaning that the earliest tennis can resume this year is July 13. Read Also: Messi welcomes Barcelona’s approach for Inter Milan’s forward “As it currently stands, the WTA Tour is suspended through July 12,” added Saturday’s statement. “We will continue to work with our tournament partners in evaluating when we will be able to get back on the court. “We do not foresee any further decisions until next month.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World7 Mind-Boggling Facts About Black Holes10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World8 Best 1980s High Tech GadgetsThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black HolesTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World? Loading… The Montreal WTA tournament, one of the key build-up events ahead of the US Open, was cancelled on Saturday and will not be played until 2021, officials said. The Rogers Cup in Montreal (Simona Halep of Romania pictured after winning in 2016) will be postponed until 2021 The event, scheduled for August 7-16, had been in jeopardy after Quebec Province requested that all sporting and cultural events be cancelled through August 31 as a means of slowing the spread of the coronavirus. “As a result of the measures imposed by the Quebec government prohibiting holding events until August 31, the Rogers Cup in Montreal will postpone their event to 2021,” said a WTA statement. “The WTA reiterates that health and safety will always be the top priority. We understand this was a difficult decision and we look forward to being back in Montreal in 2021.” The decision is the latest blow to the tennis season which has been on ice for the last month. The French Open was postponed from its traditional May-June slot and rescheduled for September-October, just a week after the conclusion of the US Open.Advertisementlast_img

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