Joint statement of the two major international tennis organizations: extended lockouts, frozen points ranking

Jointstatementofthetwomajorinternationaltennisorganizations:extendedlockouts,frozenpointsrankingThetwomajorinternationaltennisorganizations,ATPandWTA,issuedajointstatementthismorning,whichwillbringth

Joint statement of the two major international tennis organizations: extended lockouts, frozen points ranking
The two major international tennis organizations, ATP and WTA, issued a joint statement this morning, which will bring the tour season to June 7th.During this period, player points and world rankings will be frozen.Affected by the new coronary pneumonia epidemic, the ATP and WTA strategies have successively triggered events such as cancellation and postponement.ATP suspended the game for 6 weeks, WTA also canceled all games before May 2nd.Today, ATP and WTA jointly issued a statement for the first time, deciding to extend the season lockout to June 7.Prior to this, important events including Madrid, Rome, Munich, Strasbourg and others will be cancelled.Of course, it also includes the French Open which has decided to postpone yesterday, which means that the entire red clay season has been cancelled.In this statement, ATP and WTA stated that during the season lockout, players’ points and world rankings will be frozen.Following the rules of the game, after the game was cancelled, the points earned by the player in the previous season were also cleared at the same time, which also caused dissatisfaction among the players.At the same time, ATP and WTA are in the final stage of the statement, “Now it is not a time for unilateral action, unity and cooperation are needed in this special period, and any decision needs to be discussed with stakeholders. This is ATP, WTA, ITF, All England ClubThe Australian Tennis Association and the American Tennis Association have always agreed.”Sauna, Ye Wang Sun Haiguang editor Wang Xihuang proofread He Yan