Defending champion Rafael Nadal said Tuesday he will not play the US Open, citing concerns over the coronavirus and slamming tennis's "barbaric" revised calendar.
Roger Federer, who has undergone two knee surgeries this year, had already announced he will not play again until next year.
Sachin Tendulkar, former Indian cricketer, on Friday sought tips from Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer.
Novak Djokovic appears doomed never to be held in the same saintly esteem as Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal, the undisputed 'people's champions' of tennis.
Novak Djokovic said most players he had spoken to had "a rather negative view" about playing in New York, and predicted some would instead switch to the delayed clay court season instead.
Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer said Wednesday he would be sidelined until 2021 after undergoing his second knee operation in a matter of months.
Professional tennis has been in cold storage since March due to the coronavirus pandemic with tournaments unlikely to resume before August.
Virat Kohli. who was placed 100th in the list of highest-paid athletes, rose to 66th spot in 2020 Forbes list, announced on Friday.
Vijay Amritraj said the trio of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Rafael Nadal have a tight grip over Grand Slam tournaments and won't feel any financial stress or the pressure of progress.
Last month, Dominic Thiem had expressed scepticism about plans to set up a fund to help lower-ranked players struggling because of the shutdown of the sport.
Dominic Thiem said he would rather "give money to people or organisations that really need it".
WTA founder Billie Jean King and Rafael Nadal led a wave of support on Thursday for Roger Federer's suggestion that "now is the time" to merge the men's and women's governing bodies
Roger Federer raised the notion on his Twitter feed, triggering an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer spoke to each other on Instagram Live, sharing their lockdown experiences.
World tennis has been at a standstill since the beginning of March and will not resume until mid-July at the earliest following the postponement of Roland Garros and the cancellation of Wimbledon.
Healthcare workers have come to the forefront of the battle against coronavirus as they battle the disease and overwhelming odds the world around.
Roger Federer nominated several celebrities, including Indian captain Virat Kohli, to participate in his challenge.
Wimbledon chiefs pulled the plug on the oldest Grand Slam tournament on Wednesday in response to the continued chaos caused by the pandemic.