United States Tennis Association [Latest COVID-19 Related Suspension of Play Update]
April 13, 2020
UPDATE ON SUSPENSION OF PLAY AND EVENT CHANGES
Due to the continued situation surrounding the COVID-19 virus, and after discussions with the USTA Medical Advisory Committee, effective immediately the USTA will extend the suspension of USTA sanctioned products and events through May 31. This includes:
* Adult and Junior Tournaments
* USTA League
* USTA Junior Team Tennis
* USTA Social Leagues
* Team Challenge
* Team Tournaments
* USTA Schools programs
* Tennis on Campus
* Wheelchair events
* USTA League National Championships
* USTA Junior Team Tennis National Championships
* USTA Junior Intersectional Team Championship
3-12-2020 9:00 PM
To Our Board, LLC's, CTA League Integrated Presidents,
The public health situation regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to evolve. We acknowledge the difficult decisions all face with the spread of COVID-19 and recognize the concern, anxiety, and worry this virus and its consequences create in our communities. Health and well-being of our communities is our highest priority. Effective March 13, 2020 USTA League, USTA Adult and Junior Tournaments, USTA Jr Team Tennis and Net Generation Tour events and other events and activities connected with USTA North Carolina are suspended until April 3rd. This includes suspension of all scheduled matches or events not played due to inclement weather. We will continue to assess whether the deadline should be extended.
USTA North Carolina is working in coordination with USTA Southern and USTA National and we expect to provide further guidance going forward.
Please go to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html for updates and to your local health departments for guidance.
Thanks for your understanding and patience. We hope all our tennis family stays well.
Cookie Guarini, President, USTA North Carolina
Kelly Gaines, Executive Director, USTA North Carolina
3-11-2020 9:00 AM
Coronavirus Update from USTA North Carolina
USTA North Carolina is monitoring the situation in North Carolina in regard to league and tournament play. Updates may come daily. We are also working in conjunction with USTA National and USTA Southern.
In the meantime, in order to keep each other and ourselves safe and healthy:
Statement from USTA Southern on adult & junior tennis tournaments in the Southern Section
In light of an abundance of caution relating to the moving dynamics of the Coronavirus (Covid-19). USTA Southern Adult and Junior Tennis Tournament Dept has adopted short term policies for all Adult and Junior tournaments being held in March.
We will be continuing to monitor and will update the policy as needed as additional information becomes available.
Thank you for your cooperation during this time. If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to call the Southern office or the USTA North Carolina office.
USTA North Carolina will have more to say in the coming hours and days. Please keep a check on our social media and website.