The United States Tennis Association has announced the prize money details for the 2020 US Open Grand Slam event, in an update on the US Open website.
Taking another step toward actually hosting the 2020 U.S. Open, the USTA announced wild cards for the second Grand Slam of the year on Thursday. The two NY tournaments will be Murray's first competitive action of 2020 as he continues to work his way back from hip surgeries in 2018-19. Kim won the American slam for the 3rd time (the first was in 2005) also the following year in 2010.
The 2012 US Open champion looked to be quite in a good shape when playing a couple of competitions in the last few weeks to get the right confidence boost to play the US Open.
She played just two tour matches before the coronavirus pandemic caused the WTA Tour to shut down, losing to Garbine Muguruza and Johanna Konta. It is preceded by the Western & Southern Open, which will also take place at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in NY after being moved from Cincinnati. The women's tour resumed this week in Palermo, Italy; the first men's tournament is later this month.
Division II fall championships canceled
As of last week, eight of the 24 Division II conferences had already suspended fall sports until at least the spring. The Board of Governors also directed each division to meet various requirements to compete in the fall.
Canon is hit by massive ransomware attack
However, the final status update was odd as it mentions that while data was lost, "there was no leak of image data". It added that "there was no leak of image data" and said that it was able to restore functionality as of August 4th.