Exclusive: WTA chief Steve Simon says full stadiums may not return until 2022
In an interview with Tennis Majors, WTA chairman Steve Simon tells Simon Cambers that he does not expect to see full stadiums again until late 2021 or even 2022, which means prize money will be cut next year.
Focus: Australian Open difficulties set the tone for life on tour in 2021
Even as the coronavirus vaccines (hopefully) begin to be rolled out, the upcoming Australian Open embodies all the difficulties that the tours will face in the coming year. In part one of our special focus on 2021, we examine the issues facing tournaments, players, and fans.
Dominic Thiem in 2020: Long-awaited first major title
After losing his first three Grand Slam finals, Dominic Thiem landed his maiden major in dramatic circumstances at the US Open.
Alexander Zverev in 2020: Painfully close to first slam title
Alexander Zverev's 2020 campaign on the tennis court was a successful one, although it was close to being even better -- much better, in fact. He came within two points of a major breakthrough at the US Open.
Rafael Nadal in 2020: Another Roland-Garros title, job done
Rafael Nadal played only six events in 2020 but he showed that less can be more as he picked up two more titles, including another Roland-Garros victory.