It stays to outline what is going to occur to the dates of the tournaments in Argentina earlier than the modifications within the calendar.
The circuits obtained used to the uncertainty in a 2020 that might be unforgettable however not due to what occurred contained in the court docket (though there have been nice tournaments, nice champions, nice video games and nice gamers) however due to what occurred exterior, even away from tennis, with the pandemic. That feeling remains to be lived whereas the design of what 2021 might be like is completed. Or, at the least, the primary months of subsequent 12 months.
If you understand that Australia might be delayed for February 8-21. And that change induced a domino impact on the tournaments that, in precept, have been to be performed on these dates. Lately there are intense conversations between the organizers and, essentially, between the tennis gamers themselves.
The ultimate calendars might be identified – at the least that’s what is predicted – subsequent week. There are a number of choices however what’s most fascinating in these latitudes is to know what is going to occur to Córdoba and Buenos Aires, each ATP 250 Argentines instantly affected by the brand new location on the calendar for the primary Grand Slam of the season.
Anyway, past Australia, the main focus also needs to be on Indian Wells. Why? That event, some of the essential just under the Grand Slams, is performed in California, the place there was a big outbreak of Coronavirus circumstances within the space the place it’s performed.
If Indian Wells is canceled once more, these two weeks in March can be free and the ATP is considering of a mix of the European indoor tour with Rotterdam and Marseille and the South American brick-dust tour with Córdoba, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro; However a brand new tour of Arab nations the place the well being scenario is extra managed is just not dominated out.
There are additionally doubts about Acapulco, which ought to begin on February 22, though it appears tough to maintain that date instantly after Australia. Having preparatory date standing for Indian Wells would don’t have any purpose to be if the American event is just not performed …