ATP President: “It is very possible that there will be no tennis this year”

first_imgFor this, the ATP takes days evaluating totally different prospects and making an attempt to resolve a puzzle that every day that passes increasingly more items come out. “Now we’re speaking about season calendar, we’ve got created about 50 totally different variations and we’ve got needed to shuffle them day by day. We also needs to keep in mind that some issues are already set in stone: for instance, the O2 Area is accessible for the ATP Finals solely throughout that week (from November 15 to 22), “Gaudenzi defined, including, lastly, how might stay the calendar: “We’re engaged on the potential for four-week clay tour after the US Open. The very best case state of affairs would be to tour North America over the summer season, then clay, then Asia, after which the ATP Finals. With seven Masters 1000s and three Grand Slams, there wouldn’t be a lot room for complaints. If the US Open is canceled, the complexity of the scenario would develop exponentially, as a result of we must always contemplate enjoying in November and December as effectively, however proper now we’re specializing in a restart after Wimbledon. “As if there have been few issues on the desk, it ought to be famous that the continuity of the US Open is significantly jeopardized if the sphere hospital that is put in in its services is lengthened, which is very seemingly contemplating the unfold of the virus by america, the nation of world hardest hit by the pandemic. Many questions on some adjustments to which the Gamers Council, chaired by Novak Djokovic, It has given its approval to protect an important occasions of the 12 months, as acknowledged by a Gaudenzi who is on the mercy of the evolution of COVID-19 … “If the US Open is canceled we must always contemplate enjoying in December as effectively” Andrea Gaudenzi, President of the ATPcenter_img It was an open secret, however no one is hiding anymore: tennis is about to say goodbye in 2020. ATP, by its president Andrea Gaudenzi, He has admitted in conversations with Italian media that this season might not resume because of the coronavirus. In the intervening time, each the boys’s and girls’s circuits (WTA) are formally stopped till July 13, however it appears that the scenario will lengthen a lot additional.After all, even Gaudenzi himself doesn’t know the way lengthy and already contemplates that there will be no extra competitors this 12 months: “Nobody is aware of after we can resume tennis, so there is no level in speaking about August or September. Every little thing is hypothetical, so there is no use hitting your head in opposition to the wall for one thing that may not occur, as a result of it is very possible that tennis will not resume till subsequent 12 months. “Nonetheless, he acknowledged that the important thing month to elucidate the vacation spot of the season will be September: “If the sport didn’t resume in early September, I very a lot doubt it will be later.”Regardless of being at a useless finish, Gaudenzi’s intention is that, if he can resume exercise on the tracks, the Grand Slams take precedence and that no less than seven 1,000 Masters can be performed: “Our working precept is very easy: we’ve got to attempt to play as many tournaments as we will within the weeks that we will have at our disposal to protect rating and money prize, and above all to supply leisure. for our viewers. I symbolize the ATP, however the Slams are the Slams. We’ve the ATP Finals in November, however my want is that the gamers in London have had the chance to indicate that they’re the perfect in three Slams occasions and 7 Grasp 1000 occasions, and that we will crown the perfect participant on the earth as we normally do. “last_img read more

Welliver’s 500th win is a rare feat

first_imgThe list of honors and accomplishments garnered by Cerritos College women’s basketball coach Karen Welliver over the years is quite impressive: eight shared or outright South Coast Conference titles, five state semifinal appearances and four SCC Coach of the Year awards over her 23 years at the helm of the Falcons. Her latest milestone may be the topper, however. On Dec. 27, in the first round of the Fullerton Tournament, Welliver notched her 500th career victory in a 75-51 win over San Mateo. Cerritos travels to East L.A. at 5:30 p.m. today and hosts L.A. City at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Both games are SCC crossover contests. Time change In an effort to allow fans to watch the Rose Bowl, Long Beach City has changed the times of today’s men’s and women’s basketball games. The men’s game against Mt. SAC will tip off at 1 p.m. instead of the original time of 7:30 p.m. The women’s game, also against Mt. SAC and originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m., begins at 3:30 p.m. On Friday, the Vikings host a doubleheader against East L.A. with the women beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the men at 7:30 p.m. On the dotted line Cerritos football players Rameses Arceo, De Von Walker, Anthony Oliver and Dan Kuykendall have all signed letters of intent and will enroll at four-year colleges for the next semester. Arceo, a second-team All-Mission Conference National Division offensive lineman, signed with Kansas while Walker, a cornerback from Gahr High, has signed with Nevada. Oliver, a second-team All-MCND wide receiver and Cabrillo High graduate, has signed with Central Missouri and defensive end Kuykendall, a Millikan High graduate, signed with Portland State. Several other Falcons have narrowed their college choices. Second-team All-MCND safety Jamario McClain is close to signing with Portland State and second-team All-MCND linebacker Dylan Campanale will likely sign with Northern Iowa. Center Clayton Caron, also an All-MCND second teamer, will choose between Southern Utah or Western Washington. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson “(Coaching) is just so fun,” she said. “Basketball is an exciting game and it’s fun. You hate to lose but the highs are sure fun.” In an interesting display of just what a small world this is, San Mateo is coached by former Cerritos player and assistant coach Michelle Warner. Warner played for the Falcons from 1986-88 and coached with Welliver in 1998. Following the first-round victory, the Falcons defeated Mt. SAC 67-64 in the semifinals. Santa Barbara City defeated Cerritos in the final, 63-50, giving the Falcons two second-place finishes (Fullerton, Orange Coast Holiday Classic) and a consolation championship (Glendale Tournament) in four tournaments this season. Part of Cerritos’ recent success — the Falcons are now 9-12 after starting the season 4-9 — can be attributed to getting healthy once again. Sophomore guard Sierrah Moore has returned after missing nine games with an injury and is the team’s leading rebounder (7.0 per game) and is third in scoring (8.1). Freshman forward Maltresa Neely (Downey High) leads the team in scoring at 15.3 ppg and freshman guard LaTrina Payne (Mayfair High) is second (11.4). “The team as a whole is coming along,” Welliver said. “We’ve got a real nice group of girls. They’re working hard for us.” center_img “I can’t believe I’ve been coaching that long,” said Welliver. “I still love coaching. … I still love going to the gym and love the excitement of games.” Welliver’s record now stands at 501-243 and she’s only the sixth California community college women’s coach to reach that plateau. last_img read more