The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
The French Open is facing criticism over French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli's decision to "go it alone" and reschedule the tournament.
Japanese star Naomi Osaka says she's disappointed not to compete at the Tokyo Olympics this year but supports the decision to postpone the event to 2021.
Tennis' enforced hiatus will not stop players working as hard as they can ahead of the hopeful resumption in June.
The global tennis calendar has been thrown into further chaos after a decision by French Open organisers to postpone the Grand Slam.
The WTA Tour has announced it was suspending the women's tennis season until 2 May because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak, cancelling mass gatherings, including the ATP and WTA Miami Open.
Ukrainian Elina Svitolina returned to the title-winning trail after clinching a hard-fought win over Marie Bouzkova in the final of the Monterrey Open.
The Indian Wells Masters field has got considerably weaker after the withdrawal of both Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber from the event due to injury.
World No 4 Bianca Andreescu won't defend her title at Indian Wells, pulling out of next week's BNP Paribas Open with a left knee injury.
Sofia Kenin snapped a three-match losing streak by easing past Russian Vitalia Diatchenko in straight sets at the WTA event in Lyon.
Tennis' unheralded army of foot soldiers claim they are struggling to afford food after being made unemployed overnight by the coronavirus.
WTA CEO Steve Simon admits the tennis season could be delayed beyond June, but remains hopeful the grass-court season will go ahead.
The ATP and WTA tennis seasons have been suspended until 7 June due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The US Tennis Association has acknowledged that developments in the coronavirus pandemic could dictate moving the US Open.
Serena Williams has revealed she plans to self-isolate for a full six weeks at home, vowing to take "serious" measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Organisers of the Miami Open said the tournament was still set to go ahead, a day after the Indian Wells event was cancelled.
The 2020 WTA Tour schedule.
The ATP and WTA have announced measures aimed at combatting the spread of deadly coronavirus, days before the start of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
Sofia Kenin fought off a match point against Jacqueline Cristian to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA event in Lyon.
Returning four-time major winner Kim Clijsters lost in the first round of the WTA tournament in Monterrey, Mexico.
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