Australian Open delayed by three weeks as ATP announces revised start to 2021 tennis season due to COVID-19

The Australian Open (AO) has been scheduled to begin on February 8, 2021, three weeks later than initially planned, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The AO men's qualifying will take place from January 10-13 in Doha, following which the players and support staff will travel to Melbourne and go through a 14-day quarantine period in Australia.

The ASB Classic (Auckland, New Zealand) and the New York Open will no longer be taking place in 2021 due to the pandemic, nor will the Tata Maharashtra Open in India.

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