Advertisement
Sunday, Oct 24, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Petra Kvitova, Karolina Pliskova Sisters To Participate In Prague Tennis Tournament

The tournament will mark another step towards the resumption of tennis after the season was stopped abruptly due to coronavirus pandemic in March

Petra Kvitova, Karolina Pliskova Sisters To Participate In Prague Tennis Tournament
Petra Kvitova | File Photo
Petra Kvitova, Karolina Pliskova Sisters To Participate In Prague Tennis Tournament
outlookindia.com
2020-05-11T14:30:42+05:30

Former World No.2 Petra Kvitova and current World No.3 Karolina Pliskova will headline an all-Czech event in Prague, the organisers announced on Sunday. The event is scheduled to be played from May 26 to May 28 in the capital city of Czech Republic.

Coronavirus Outbreak Coverage | Tennis News

"This is the first event the Czech Tennis Association (CTS) has prepared for players at a time when they can't travel because of the pandemic," tournament spokesman Karel Tejkal said in a statement.

Apart from Kvitova and Pliskova sisters, other top-100 tennis stars from the country will take part in the tournament. As for the men's event, World No. 65 Jiri Vesely will be among the participants.

The tournament will mark another step towards the resumption of tennis after the season was stopped abruptly due to coronavirus pandemic in March.

The second Slam of the year, French Open, has been postponed from May to September while the Wimbledon was cancelled in the wake of coronavirus crisis. Wimbledon had only been cancelled twice before, because of World War 1 and World War 2.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Amit Shah's Roadmap For Jammu & Kashmir: Delimitation, Elections, Statehood

Amit Shah's Roadmap For Jammu & Kashmir: Delimitation, Elections, Statehood

This is Shah’s first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after the state was stripped of its special status and bifurcated in 2019 by the Narendra Modi government. Shah is on a three-day trip.

Smoke And Mirrors: NCB’s Panchnama In Aryan Khan Case Hides More Than It Reveals

Smoke And Mirrors: NCB’s Panchnama In Aryan Khan Case Hides More Than It Reveals

NCB’s methods are under the scanner as experts punch holes in ‘panchnama’, arrest memo.

OUTLOOK EXCLUSIVE: Why Is Pakistan Under Pressure To Beat India In T20 WC, Says Madan Lal

OUTLOOK EXCLUSIVE: Why Is Pakistan Under Pressure To Beat India In T20 WC, Says Madan Lal

India and Pakistan clash in a high-octane ICC Men's T20 World Cup Super-12 match in Dubai on Sunday. Pakistan have never beaten India in a World Cup clash.

Love, Respect, Awe: That's The Way Shah Rukh Khan Looks At Women In His Films

Love, Respect, Awe: That's The Way Shah Rukh Khan Looks At Women In His Films

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

Advertisement