The organizers said in a statement that “the Association of Professional Players has formally approved the cancellation request submitted by Basel, at a time before the session’s management had announced in mid-June that its organization would be irresponsible and unrealistic, due to the medical, social and economic uncertainty associated with the” health status.
The 50th edition of the tournament crowned by Roger Federer will take place 10 times, between 23 and 31 October 2021.
The “Covid-19” epidemic suspended the professional tennis season from last March.
The Professional Players Association has decided to resume the competitions in mid-August in the United States by holding the Washington Games, after which New York will host the Cincinnati Masters (1000 points), followed by the Flushing Meadows Championship, the last of the Grand Slams (from August 31 to September 13) without an audience.
Contrary to their usual rankings, the United States Championship will precede the French Championship, Roland Garros, which was previously postponed from its initial date, and it became between September 27 and October 11 in front of a mass audience of up to 20,000 spectators in the first rounds, before which the Masters sessions will be held in Madrid and Rome on 13 And September 20, respectively.