Tokyo 2020 will be held between July 23 and August 8 and will not affect the ATP calendar | Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell
03/30/2020

Tokyo 2020 will be held between July 23 and August 8 and will not affect the ATP calendar

It seemed the simplest solution, but there were so many signed commitments and so many affected parties that before concluding that the 2020 Olympics would be held on the same dates as this July (July 23 to August 8 instead from the 24 to 9th), which were the ones set for this summer, very different formulas had been discussed, either in October of this 2020 or in the spring of 2021.

The International Olympic Committee (CIO) today released the news with the new dates for the Tokyo Olympic Games, postponed to the year 2021 due to the spread of the coronavirus, which would have jeopardized a normal celebration in July this year. The announcement ends this stage of speculation and is an insurance to avoid further headaches to sports schedules.

With this rescheduling of Tokyo 2020, the ATP hopes to publish its tournament schedule for next year shortly, but now with the certainty that the Olympic Games, being held on dates almost identical than the original ones, will not make much change on the agenda.

If there are no last-minute surprises, on that calendar the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2021 would occupy the same week in April of the last seasons and would take place between 17 and 25 of that month.