With tennis shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic, the sport remains to be enjoying for its future as Roger Federer practices trick pictures within the snow in opposition to a wall at house in Switzerland.
Wimbledon’s cancellation, its first in 75 years, made it clear when it was introduced on Wednesday that the remainder of the 2020 season was at risk. Disputes over funds and area on the calendar are already underway, with extra turf wars looming. Even when play does resume in July, as presently deliberate, a pressured four-month break will imply large losses for almost all of gamers, all of whom are impartial contractors, and for his or her assist staffs. Some tournaments, notably lower-tier occasions, are at risk of disappearing, with out insurance coverage or, for now, any assure of a monetary bailout.