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Australian Open set to be delayed by three weeks 2021

Australian Open set to be delayed by three weeks 2021

Kristina Miranda
Kristina Miranda

Next year's Australian Open has been postponed by three weeks due to a coronavirus epidemic. The first Grand Slam of the year, 2021, will start on February 8.

The tournament was scheduled to start on January 16. The ATP on Thursday announced the schedule for the first seven weeks of next year. It has been confirmed that the event was postponed.

The boys' four-day qualifiers have been moved to Doha, Qatar, starting January 10. The players will arrive in Melbourne on 15 January. Then they have to stay in quarantine for 14 days.

The season will start on January 5 with the Antarctic Tournament in Delre Beach, USA and Turkey.