The WTA formalized its calendar on Tuesday until Wimbledon (June 28-July 11), confirming particularly the holding of the WTA 1000 (in line with the new nomenclature) in Dubai, Miami, Madrid and Rome. With the WTA season beginning on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi and solely the tournaments for the first seven weeks of 2021 had been identified, until the finish of the Australian Open on February 21, the physique that manages the girls’s circuit has subsequently gave a barely long term imaginative and prescient to the gamers.
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“The current schedule resembles the usual WTA schedule for the majority of events from mid-March, despite some changes related to the covid-19 pandemic“, signifies the WTA by declaring the absence of Indian Wells, historically programmed in March.
“Alternative dates are being considered for later in the season“, specifies the WTA.”Further updates to the WTA calendar to be announced in due course“, concludes the occasion. The ATP, which manages the males’s circuit, for its half introduced at the starting of the month the full schedule until the Turin Masters in November, simply earlier than the Davis Cup.
Full until mid-July
After the Australian Open, gamers will nonetheless have a WTA 500 on Australian territory at a venue to be determined. Then they are going to head west, through the WTA 500 in Doha or the WTA 250 in Lyon the week of March 1. The first WTA 1000 is scheduled for Dubai on March 8, forward of the St. Petersburg WTA 500 from March 15, then the US mini-tour. In the absence of Indian Wells, the WTA 1000 in Miami (March 22) and the WTA 500 in Charleston (April 5) will comply with.
The week of April 12 will probably be dedicated to the Billie Jean King Cup (ex-Fed Cup), earlier than the begin of the European tour on clay with particularly the WTA 1000 in Madrid (April 26) and Rome (May 10), which can lead at Roland Garros (May 23). Wimbledon (June 28-July 11) at the moment ends the WTA calendar.
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