This Wednesday, December 16, the ATP made official the calendar for the first seven weeks of the circuit: the Australian Open it will not be played, as usual, in January.
The first Grand Slam of the season It will be done in February. It will be from 8 to 21, with the qualy to be played in Doha between January 10 and 13. Australia was the only one of the greats that was not affected in 2020 by the coronavirus pandemic: Roland Garros went from May to September, the US Open was played in September and without an audience, while Wimbledon was canceled for the first time in 70 years .
In 2020, Novak Djokovic was the champion by beating in the final Dominic Thiem and it was also the last tournament he played Roger Federer. The Swiss is recovering favorably from a knee injury although it is not confirmed that he is in Melbourne.