The 2021 Australian Open will be held in Melbourne Park Bubble, along with the tournament played before the Grand Slam in Australia, as has already taken place at the Flushing Meadows with the Western and Southern Open. And the US Open.
Tennis Australia is trying to organize a Pre-Australian Open tournament to ensure that tennis players can play at least one event in preparation for the first slam of the season.
There will be five events in the week before the Australian Open: ATP Cup, two ATP 250 and two WTA 500. The organizers have decided to divide Melbourne Park into three areas.
Rod Laver Arena and Margaret Court Arena will be reserved for ATP Cup matches. West area courts will be used for ATP 25 tournaments. The John Caine Arena and the courts of the East will host two WTA 500s.
Ticket holders will not be allowed to visit different areas on the same day.
Australian Open and the never ending Kovid-19 problem
After 61 days of total absence of cases and partial peace in Australia, there were then three positivity cases, with Kovid-19 which were discovered by health officials.
On New Year’s Eve and the first days of 2021, a new alert has been launched in the state of Victoria (Melbourne) and which could dramatically raise questions on the first Grand Slam of the year, 8 to 21 February.
Health officials say they are working to identify and contact people who may have been exposed to positive people for the famous virus. The government will soon publish a list of potential areas from the virus.
Given the small positive sign returning to Australia, concerns over the virus, and issues in countries such as Britain and part of Spain, there is also concern that the government will stop all these players from tennis come from different parts of the world.
An update is expected in the coming days, so that we can better understand the development of the situation. Anyway, for now, we know that all the biggest tennis stars in the world, such as Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, Simona Halep and others, all held in Melbourne from 8 February Will return to compete for the next 2021 Australian Open to be held.
This will be the most awaited sporting event of the first part of the new season. It will also be a very spectacular season, and we all hope it goes without the problems of last year, with the presence of some crowds in stands around the world.
Roger Federer, after being told that he would not play at the Australian Open, is expected to return to the courts in late February or early March, much to the delight of his fans.