Tennis: the WTA formalizes the calendar for the 2021 season till Wimbledon

The WTA formalized its calendar on Tuesday till Wimbledon (June 28-July 11), confirming particularly the holding of the WTA 1000 (in response to the brand new nomenclature) in Dubai, Miami, Madrid and Rome. Because the WTA season begins Wednesday in Abu Dhabi and solely the tournaments of the primary seven weeks of 2021 have been recognized, till the top of the Australian Open on February 21, the physique that manages the ladies’s circuit has subsequently gave a barely long run imaginative and prescient to the gamers.

The present schedule resembles the same old WTA schedule for almost all of occasions from mid-March, regardless of some adjustments associated to the covid-19 pandemic“, signifies the WTA by stating the absence of Indian Wells, historically programmed in March.

Different dates are being thought of for later within the season“, specifies the WTA.”Additional updates to the WTA calendar to be introduced in the end“, concludes the occasion. The ATP, which manages the boys’s circuit, for its half introduced in the beginning of the month the total schedule till the Turin Masters in November, simply earlier than the Davis Cup.

Full till mid-July

After the Australian Open, gamers will nonetheless have a WTA 500 on Australian territory at a venue to be determined. Then they may head west, through the WTA 500 in Doha or the WTA 250 in Lyon the week of March 1. The primary WTA 1000 is scheduled for Dubai on March 8, forward of the St. Petersburg WTA 500 from March 15, then the US mini-tour. Within the absence of Indian Wells, the WTA 1000 in Miami (March 22) and the WTA 500 in Charleston (April 5) will observe.

The week of April 12 will probably be dedicated to the Billie Jean King Cup (ex-Fed Cup), earlier than the beginning of the European tour on clay with particularly the WTA 1000 in Madrid (April 26) and Rome (Could 10), which can lead at Roland Garros (Could 23). Wimbledon (June 28-July 11) at the moment ends the WTA calendar.


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