‘We will not reschedule for you!’ – The Laver Cup lays down law to French Open over coronavirus plans
The French Open has received a furious backlash from the Laver Cup after the took it upon themselves to cause a scheduling clash due to the coronavirus crisis.
Chiefs at Rolland Garros responded to the coronavirus outbreak with a shock announcement that the tournament has been switched from a May to September 20-October 4.
That means a direct clash with the Laver Cup, which is due to take place during the first week.
However, with the event already sold out, the Laver Cup have responded with strength.
“This announcement came as a surprise to us and our partners — Tennis Australia, the USTA and the ATP,” they said in a statement.
“It raises many questions and we are assessing the situation.
“At this time, we want our fans, sponsors, broadcasters, staff, volunteers, players and the great city of Boston to know that we intend to hold Laver Cup 2020 as currently scheduled.”
The French Open has also come under attack from the US Open and many players for their sudden decision, and is being accused of acting selfishly and independently when tennis should be working together,
Tennis365’s live scores and results centre: Follow day three from the 2021 French Open here…
Catch the live action from Roland Garros with our scores centre…
Novak Djokovic turns his attention to Stefanos Tsitsipas after epic semi-final
The Serb handed Rafael Nadal just his third defeat at Roland Garros and will challenge for a 19th grand slam title at the French Open.
ATP Queen’s Club draw: Andy Murray and Dan Evans find out their first-round opponents
Andy Murray has not played since March.
2021 French Open men’s final info, head-to-head, betting and preview: Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas
All the info you need ahead of the 2021 French Open men’s final.
Mats Wilander on GOAT debate after Novak Djokovic win: ‘There could be three guys on 20 after Wimbledon’
“We have to start talking about the GOAT,” says Wilander.
Johanna Konta makes progress while Dan Evans fails as grass-court season gathers pace
Johanna Konta’s fine form continues at Viking Open.
‘A night you will remember forever’ – Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal react to their French Open epic
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal on their French Open epic.
French Open day 13: A four-hour and 11-minute Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal epic, HawkEye debate rages on
The story of the 13th day of action at Roland Garros.
Novak Djokovic dethrones Rafael Nadal to reach French Open final
Rafael Nadal suffered just his third loss at the French Open.
Phenomenal Novak Djokovic pulls off sensational win to end Rafael Nadal’s French Open reign
Novak Djokovic ended Rafael Nadal’s reign as champion.