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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Saturday, July 23, 2022

There will be no ATP tennis in China this year due to Covid-19. Same for Russia, due to the war in Ukraine.

The ATP announced the cancellation of the 2022 China swing and the inclusion of six additional single-year events this week.

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According to the ATP, the Rolex Shanghai Masters, China Open (Beijing), Chengdu Open, and Zhuhai Championships will not take place in 2022 due to ongoing restrictions related to COVID-19. ATP tennis was last played in China in 2019.

The ATP has announced six ATP 250 tournaments, issued as single-year event licenses for the 2022 season, due to the changes:

Week 38 (19-25 Sep): San Diego, USA (Hard)
Week 39 (26 Sep-2 Oct): Seoul, KOR (Hard); Tel Aviv, ISR (Indoor Hard)
Week 41 (10-16 Oct): Florence, ITA (Indoor Hard); Gijon, ESP (Indoor Hard)
Week 42 (17-23 Oct): Naples, ITA (Hard)

Additionally, the Astana Open in Nur-Sultan, an ATP 250 event, will this year be staged as an ATP 500 alongside the Rakuten Japan Open in Tokyo. The event in Kazakhstan has become a permanent ATP Tour member this season following two editions as a single-year event in 2020 and 2021, through the transfer and relocation of the St. Petersburg tournament.


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