when do tennis schedules come out

Millions of tennis fans are sitting at the edge of their seats, waiting for the update on the schedules. 

With the pandemic cancelling most of the tennis matches in 2020, hopeful tennis enthusiasts expect the best in 2021.

Here’s everything to know about this year’s schedule!

The first tournament for the year is the 2021 ATP Delray Beach Open. There was a postponement in the Australian Open, which was supposed to take place in February. There are no official dates on when the tournament will be played.

As for the Indian Wells Open, there is no official statement of whether the tournament is canceled or postponed. New York Open won’t happen, along with dozens of canceled tournaments.

The 2021 calendar for tennis tournaments is published in a piecemeal fashion due to the ongoing covid 19 issues.

delray beach open

Some other tournaments that are expected to happen this season are those that have one-year licenses.

Many Grand Slams tennis tournaments are being canceled or postponed all over the world due to the current circumstance. However, there are some Grand Slam tournaments to look forward to this year.

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Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) 2021 Schedule

Tournament Start End
Australian Open (Melbourne) February 8 February 21
Montpellier Tournament February 21 February 28
Qatar ExxonMobil Open March 8 March 13
Miami Open March 22 April 4
Men’s Clay Court Championship (Houston) April 5 April 11
Monte-Carlo Masters April 10 April 18
Madrid Open April 30 May 9
Italian Open May 9 May 16
French Open May 23 June 6
Mercedes Cup (Stuttgart) June 7 June 13
Wimbledon June 28 July 11
European Open (Hamburg) July 10 July 18
Citi Open July 31 August 8
Rogers Cup (Canadian Open) August 6 August 15
US Open August 30 September 12
Kremlin Cup (Moscow) October 18 October 24
Paris Masters October 31 November 8
Nitto ATP November 14 November 21

Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) 2021 Schedule

Tournament Start  End
Qatar Total Open March 1 March 6
Volvo Car Open (Charleston) April 5 April 11
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix April 19 April 25
Eastbourne International June 21 June 27
Wimbledon June 28  July 11 


Yes, the ATP Cup continues. However, because of the Covid-19, the 2021 ATP cup will be exclusively played in Melbourne Park, this is in the lead-up to the Australian Open. You can expect quite a few events in tennis Australia.

You can watch the WTA games on FOX Sports on TV for people in the United States. The channel may differ depending on your country. Use these outlets to watch the reigning champions and save yourself from buying tickets.

For example, for fans in Australia, you can watch it on BeIN. Meanwhile, Canadian fans can watch it on TVA Sports, DAZN, and TSN, so stay tuned on the schedule.

Yes. The maximum number of points players can earn is 500 in singles. As for doubles, the maximum is 250. This is assuming that the competitor did not lose a single round. Players need to step their game up for the $15 million prize money. If you’re a newbie spectator, here’s a list of the general tennis rules

Wrapping Up - 2021 Tennis Schedules

Many tours and tournaments under WTA and ATP were canceled in the past year, leaving USTA programming and its partners suspended for most of 2020.

Unfortunately, there are only little improvements in 2021. You may have to watch the courts of the semifinals to finals games from home with a friend.

It’s nearly impossible for avid fans to travel from one city to another to watch the tournaments and cheer for their favorite player, the Grand Slam event, and more. 

Watching the live stream on your go-to tennis site of WTA and ATP tournaments from home is your best course of action. You can live stream qualifying rounds and more.

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