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Turnamen Tenis AS Terbuka 2020 Digelar Tanpa Penonton

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Selasa, 01 Sep 2020 10:43 WIB

Amerika Serikat - Turnamen tenis Amerika Serikat Terbuka 2020 resmi dimulai. Pertandingan digelar tanpa penonton dan menerapkan protokol kesehatan yang ketat.

Stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium sit nearly empty as Novak Djokovic, of Serbia,, left, returns to Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Asosiasi Tenis Amerika Serikat (USTA) memutuskan bahwa turnamen tenis Amerika Serikat Terbuka 2020 tetap digelar 31 Agustus-13 September.

Stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium sit nearly empty as Novak Djokovic, of Serbia,, left, returns to Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Pemerintah Negara Bagian New York akhirnya mengizinkan penyelenggaraan turnamen tenis Amerika Serikat Terbuka, 31 Agustus-13 September. Pertandingan digelar tanpa penonton dan menerapkan protokol kesehatan yang ketat.

Stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium sit nearly empty as Novak Djokovic, of Serbia,, left, returns to Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Hanya staf USTA yang ada di tribun penonton.

Stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium sit nearly empty as Novak Djokovic, of Serbia,, left, returns to Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Gelaran AS Terbuka tahun ini tetap mendapat dukungan dari asosiasi tenis pria (ATP) dan wanita (WTA).

Stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium sit nearly empty as Novak Djokovic, of Serbia,, left, returns to Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Karolina Pliskova dari Ceko bertanding melawan Anhelina Kalinina dari Ukrainan dalam putaran pertama AS Terbuka.

Stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium sit nearly empty as Novak Djokovic, of Serbia,, left, returns to Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Pandemi global COVID-19 memang telah mempengaruhi seluruh jadwal kejuaraan tenis dunia yang telah dihentikan sejak bulan Maret 2020 silam.

Stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium sit nearly empty as Novak Djokovic, of Serbia,, left, returns to Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Dari empat turnamen tenis berkategori Grand Slam tahun ini, hanya Australian Open 2020 yang dapat digelar tanpa hambatan pada Januari 2020. Turnamen Wimbledon yang seharusnya dijadwalkan pada akhir bulan Juni 2020 resmi dibatalkan. French Open yang sejatinya digelar Mei 2020 harus mengalami penundaan hingga akhir September. Sementara penyelenggara US Open harus mencapai kesepakatan terlebih dahulu dengan beberapa pihak terkait.

Turnamen Tenis AS Terbuka 2020 Digelar Tanpa Penonton
Turnamen Tenis AS Terbuka 2020 Digelar Tanpa Penonton
Turnamen Tenis AS Terbuka 2020 Digelar Tanpa Penonton
Turnamen Tenis AS Terbuka 2020 Digelar Tanpa Penonton
Turnamen Tenis AS Terbuka 2020 Digelar Tanpa Penonton
Turnamen Tenis AS Terbuka 2020 Digelar Tanpa Penonton
Turnamen Tenis AS Terbuka 2020 Digelar Tanpa Penonton