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Kei Nishikori tests positive for coronavirus two weeks before US Open (2020)

Kei Nishikori was runner-up at the 2014 US Open



Japan's Kei Nishikori has tested positive for coronavirus and will not play in the Cincinnati Masters, with the US Open two weeks away.

The 2014 US Open runner-up, 30, says he is "feeling well" but will now isolate and get tested again on Friday.

Read more: Kei Nishikori tests positive for coronavirus two weeks before US Open (2020)


Wimbledon to give out £10m prize money for 2020 Championships

Australian Dylan Alcott won the Wimbledon quad wheelchair title last year



Wimbledon will distribute £10m of prize money to the 620 players who would have taken part in the 2020 Championships.

The Grand Slam event was cancelled for the first time since 1945 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more: Wimbledon to give out £10m prize money for 2020 Championships

Tennis match-fixing: Egyptian Youssef Hossam banned for match-fixing

Hossam reached a career-high singles ranking of 291 in December 2017



Youssef Hossam has been banned for life by the Tennis Integrity Unit after being found guilty of multiple match-fixing and other corruption offences.

The TIU found that the Egyptian, 21, had committed 21 breaches of anti-corruption rules between 2015 and 2019.

Read more: Tennis match-fixing: Egyptian Youssef Hossam banned for match-fixing

Coronavirus: ATP & WTA Tours face shutdown until May, Fed Cup Finals postponed

As well as the finals in Budapest, Great Britain's Fed Cup play-off tie with Mexico next month has also been postponed

 

The ATP and WTA Tours are on the verge of being shut down until May following pressure from players.

Assuming the decision is rubber-stamped, then no tennis will be played on either of the main tours before the Madrid Open, which is due to begin on 3 May.

Read more: Coronavirus: ATP & WTA Tours face shutdown until May, Fed Cup Finals postponed


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