Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley said the event will start on February 8, three weeks later than scheduled.
Hundreds of sporting events disappeared around the world during 2020 in the midst of a raging Covid-19 pandemic.
Victoria State sports minister says negotiations on the 2021 Australian Open in Melbourne is at a "very complex" stage, but he remains confident it will go ahead in the early part of 20
Russian Medvedev, who has won nine matches in a row, beats Spanish Nadal, world number two, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 during their ATP semi final match.
Spain's Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals at the ATP Finals for the first time in five years after knocking out the defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Spain's tennis great Rafael Nadal joins towering company in Jimmy Connors (1,274), Roger Federer (1,242) and Ivan Lendl (1,068) as the only men's 1,000-club members since the Open era began in 1968.
The Serb now sits two wins away from becoming the first man in half a century – and only the third in history – to win all four Grand Slams twice.
Novak Djokovic will now face Karen Khachanov in the fourth round at Roland Garros.
Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska continues her dream run at the French Open with a 6-3 6-2 defeat of Anna Karolina Schmiedlova to reach the fourth round.
Serena Williams has withdrawn from the French Open with an Achilles tendon injury shortly before facing off against Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round of the French Open at Roland Garros.
World number one Novak Djokovic, returning to Grand Slam action for the first time since his US Open disqualification, eases past Sweden's Mikael Ymer, ranked 80, in straight sets.
Austria's Dominic Thiem steamed into his first US Open final after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-2, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (5).
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