The organisers of the Australian Open are optimistic that details will soon be finalized for the 2021 tournament. The Grand Slam was supposed to begin on January 18, but the country’s strict quarantine laws have entangled Tennis Australia in talks to try to find a workable compromise with the Victorian government.
“Tennis Australia continues to work closely and productively with the Victorian Government and we are confident that we will be in a position to finalize details for the 2021 Australian Open very soon. “Tennis Australia continues to work closely and productively with the Victorian Government and we are confident that we will be in a position “The details for the 2021 Australian Open are still being worked out (PA) “Our team continues to work for the players, the fans, our partners and our staff to deliver a great – and healthy – AO 2021. The most controversial topic is whether or under what circumstances, during their two-week quarantine period, players will be able to practice. The tournament is likely to be moved back a week or two, with players coming in from early January, but another detail up in the air is whether a qualifying tournament will be held, along with how the calendar will be shuffled to accommodate the date adjustment.