Rolex Shanghai Masters and WTA Finals in Shenzhen together with all the 11 ATP and WTA’s events scheduled in China this year have been canceled, according to announcements respectively issued by the ATP and WTA, the sport’s two governing bodies.

Along with the Shanghai Rolex Masters, several other major international sports events in Shanghai will also not be held this year, Shanghai Juss Sports Development (Group) Co Ltd announced after joint research and discussion with related parties.

The events include Shanghai Longines Global Champions Tour, World Snooker Shanghai Masters, IAAF Diamond League Shanghai Station.

The Chinese sports authority released its “plan of resuming sports events based on science and order” on July 9, announcing that China will not hold any international sporting events in 2020 apart from trial events for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics considering the COVID-19 epidemic is still serious worldwide.

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