Tennis: WTA suspends Tour until May 2, citing coronavirus

A "Tennis Is Cancelled" sign flashes outside the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California, on March 9, 2020. PHOTO: AFP

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has suspended play until May 2 as the coronavirus pandemic continued its unprecedented shutdown of world sport on Monday.

WTA said tournaments in Stuttgart, Istanbul and Prague will "not be held as scheduled".

"We will make a decision in the week ahead regarding the remaining WTA European clay-court events and will continue to monitor this situation closely and its impact on the 2020 WTA Tour season," said the WTA.

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