- 22 May 2020
The ATP and WTA Tours announced June 17, 2020, that they will both resume in August, after almost five months of suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Players have not played professional tennis since the week of March 8. The WTA Tour will be the first to start again, with the event in Palermo, Italy, starting on August 3, while the ATP will restart on August 14 with the Citi Open in Washington. The Cincinnati tournament will be held in New York, one week before the US Open!
Madrid and Rome before Roland-Garros
The Masters 1000 events in Madrid and Rome will go back to back, starting on September 13 and September 20 respectively while Roland-Garros, which had already moved from its traditional May-June dates, will move back an extra week to start on September 27.