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Ready, set, reopen: 410 COVID-19 tests come back negative in Palermo


With qualifying beginning Saturday, the WTA International event in Sicily marks the return of tour-level tennis following a five-month break for the coronavirus pandemic.

By AP

August 01, 2020

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — More than 400 coronavirus tests were carried out on tennis players and staff members ahead of the Palermo Ladies Open and all of them came back negative.

The WTA tournament, with qualifying beginning Saturday, marks the return of tour-level tennis following a five-month break for the coronavirus pandemic.

31° Palermo Ladies Open

It’s the first official event — for men or women — since early March.

“We carried out ...


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