The second oldest tennis tournament in the world, the Canadian open postponed until 2021 by a result of the safety measures imposed by the Quebec government prohibiting holding events until August 31. Tennis Canada said the Rogers Cup Women’s tournament will be hosted on August 2021 in Montreal.
Director Eugene Lapierre statement for Cancelation
“At the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis we were hoping that the situation would be resolved in time to be able to host our tournament as initially planned on the calendar, but we knew that the chances were getting smaller and smaller in recent weeks,”
“Our priority in the management of this crisis has always been to ensure the safety and well-being of our players, fans, volunteers, partners and employees. It is thus with a heavy heart that we received this news, but we understand that this decision was necessary.”
2029 Canadian Open Champion Bianca says to stay tuned for 2021
At the 128th edition of the Rogers cup, the home player Bianca Andresscu clinched her second WTA singles title and Bibi became the first Canadian to win the event since 1969.
Bibi shared her view on Rogers Cup Postponement via Instagram Status, the Champion said, “I would have loved to see you all at the Rogers Cup this year. The news is obviously very disappointing, but due to the current environment, it’s totally understandable.”
“On a personal note, I always honour playing in my country and look forward to it every year. So, let’s stay safe and do this right and make sure you keep your tickets for 2021,”