Davis Cup Finals delayed to 2021

The Davis Cup 2020 Finals will now be played in November, 2021

Spain won the 2019 Davis Cup Finals

The Davis Cup 2020 Finals, scheduled to be played in Madrid, have been postponed to the week commencing November 22, 2021.

The Finals will feature the same 18 teams that were due to play this year, including defending champions Spain and runner-up Canada.

Meanwhile, the 24 World Group I & II ties, which were to be played in September this year, have also been delayed to next year.

The Fed Cup Finals have also been cancelled this year, and will be played in Budapest, Hungary on April 13-18, 2021.

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“This is a tough decision to have to make, but delivering an international team event on this scale while guaranteeing the health and safety of all involved ultimately poses too great a risk,” said ITF president David Haggerty.

“In these extraordinary times, we believe that the best way forward in order both to protect the health and safety of all involved and to best respect the integrity of the competition is to extend this year’s Fed Cup into 2021, with the event returning to an annual basis the following year.”

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The news comes a week after the ATP and WTA announced their revised schedules for the rest of the season. The tennis tours have been suspended since March due to the Coronavirus pandemic and will resume in August.