The 2020 tennis season, like each different sport, was marred by the coronavirus pandemic and, whereas gamers had the choice to keep away from the courts, some returned to complete the ultimate two majors of the season.
The Ladies’s Tennis Affiliation, together with its accomplice Qualtrics, revealed in a survey that 68% of gamers said that “love of the sport” was one among their high motives for returning to the courts. Different gamers mentioned monetary causes, rating and legacy as different components.
With the coronavirus affecting gamers’ coaching routine, the survey revealed that their health and psychological recreation have modified probably the most for the reason that season was paused. Fifty-two % of gamers mentioned it was their health that modified whereas 29.5% mentioned it was their psychological recreation.
The survey additionally discovered that gamers have used a few of their newly acquired free time to take instructional lessons via the group’s WTA College or be taught a brand new talent.
The French Open is the ultimate main occasion on the schedule this yr. The match was moved from Could to late September or early October due to the virus. Nearly all of the rest of the occasions have been rescheduled or canceled.
The Open BLS de Limoges, set for Limoges, France, on Dec. 14, remains to be on the schedule proper now.