ATP Finals continue plans for closed-door event in London


Djokovic in action during his round robin match with Belgium's David Goffin. Barclays ATP World ...
Djokovic in action during his round robin match with Belgium's David Goffin. Barclays ATP World Tour Finals - O2 Arena, London - 17/11/16 Serbia's Novak. Action Images via Reuters / Tony O'Brien Livepic

In Summary

  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the lockdown would kick in on Thursday and last until Dec. 2 to contain the spread of the coronavirus after positive cases passed one million in the United Kingdom.

    The 50th anniversary edition of the finals, which features the top eight men’s singles players and doubles teams, will be held at The O2 in London for the last time from Nov. 15-22 before it moves to Turin in Italy for the next five years.

The ATP Finals, the flagship event on the men’s tennis Tour, will continue preparations to be held without spectators in London this month, organisers said, following the announcement of a month-long lockdown in England starting next week.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the lockdown would kick in on Thursday and last until Dec. 2 to contain the spread of the coronavirus after positive cases passed one million in the United Kingdom.

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