The Grand Slam is operated by the ITF – the International Tennis Federation. The Grand Slam tournaments consist of the Australian Open in mid-January, the French Open or Roland Garros around late May, Wimbledon in June end, and the US Open tennis at the end of August. All the four Tennis Grand Slam tournaments are played over a period of 2 weeks.
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One grand slam has already been played, one tournament will definitely not be played and two tournaments are scheduled but might not be played depending on what happens with the coronavirus pandemic in the coming months. It is a weird time in tennis, just as it is a weird time in other sports. Here is the latest news in the tennis world as it relates to the Grand Slam tournaments in 2020 as well as the betting odds for who is favoured to win as of now.
The Grand Slam tournaments are the annual four major tennis events played in the Open era, which began in 1968, superseding the Amateur Era. The Australian and U.S. tournaments were officially recognized by the ILTF in 1924, and the French Championships followed a year later in 1925 when it became open to all international players.
The Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning all four major championships in one discipline in the same calendar year, also referred to as the "Calendar-year Grand Slam" or "Calendar Slam". In doubles, a team may accomplish the Grand Slam playing together or a player may achieve it with different partners.
Last year’s winners were Nadal in the men’s singles and Bianca Andreescu in the women’s singles. Neither is defending the title in 2020. If you’re looking for the latest news and advice, check out tennis tipster. ———— Remaining Grand Slam dates. US Open: August 31 – September 13 . French Open: September 27 – October 11
2020 was certainly a crazy year for men’s professional tennis. From the introduction of the ATP Cup in what were simpler times to the major coronavirus pandemic hiatus in the tennis calendar, this year will be remembered for many years in the future.
Serena Williams Serena Williams has won the most Grand Slam titles of all time during her career, with a total of 23 Grand Slam tournament victories. Who is the current No 1 women's tennis player? The best-ranked player is Ashleigh Barty from Australia with 9,186 points. The WTA Singles Rankings ranks the top women's professional tennis players ...
The US Open is the only Grand Slam tournament to have been played on 3 different surfaces – 1) Grass 2) Clay & 3) Hard Courts. Quick Facts about the US Open The US Open's Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is the largest tennis stadium in the world and can accommodate about 23,200 people.