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.
AFP Sport looks at the key questions facing the organisers of Wimbledon as they discuss the possible postponement or even cancellation of the event.
Tennis SA has suspended all their tournaments until 20th April following President Cyril Ramaphosa declaring an emergency over Covid-19.
Officials are reportedly set to cancel the Miami Open following the cancellation of Indian Wells and President Donald Trump's travel ban.
Organised interaction between players and fans will be limited at the Indian Wells, one of several steps organisers are taking amid coronavirus concerns.
Aryna Sabalenka won her sixth career title when she swept past former two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Qatar Open final.
Simona Halep pounded out a defeat of US qualifier Jennifer Brady to move into a second career final at the Dubai Championships.
Sofia Kenin lost her first WTA match since winning the Australian Open as she went down to Elena Rybakina on Tuesday at the Dubai Championships.
US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships as her knee has not fully recovered.
Garbine Muguruza said she was "smiling inside" despite giving up a one-set lead in losing the Australian Open final to fiery Sofia Kenin.
Tough American Sofia Kenin stands between Garbine Muguruza and a third Grand Slam title in Saturday's Australian Open women's final.
Serena Williams has opened up about how difficult she is finding social distancing due to the coronavirus crisis.
US Open champion Bianca Andreescu will use the enforced coronavirus lay-off recovery from injury - while indulging her new Netflix addiction.
Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin beat Anna-Lena Friedsam to win the inaugural Lyon WTA event.
Sofia Kenin reached her first semi-final since winning her maiden Grand Slam title last month by beating France's Oceane Dodin in Lyon.
Petra Kvitova battled past world number one Ashleigh Barty to set up a Qatar Open final against Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka.
Elena Rybakina will play her fourth final of the season after a defeat of Petra Martic at the Dubai Championships.
Holder Belinda Bencic ran off the first 19 points against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova before collapsing to a loss at the Dubai Championships.
Sofia Kenin's rise to a career-high seventh in the world after her surprise Australian Open triumph was confirmed with the latest WTA rankings.
America's Sofia Kenin has romped to her maiden Grand Slam title as she defeated Garbine Muguruza of Spain in the Australian Open women's final.
Sofia Kenin apologised to home fans at the Australian Open and said her phone was "blowing up" after she stunned Ashleigh Barty in the semi-finals.
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