Tournament organizers announced on Wednesday that Australian Open champions Victoria Azarenka and Sofia Kenin and U.S. Open winners Sloane Stephens and Bianca Andreescu will take part in the Credit One Bank Invitational team tennis event in Charleston next month.
The 16-player event will be played from June 23-28 at the Daniel Island site where the WTA’s Volvo Car Open is typically held each spring. That clay-court event, set for this past April, was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The tournament will be played without fans, and players will be tested before arriving at the tournament, then again at the site. There will be daily temperature tests and health screening. To minimize the amount of people in attendance, there will just one official and one ball person. Players will call their own lines.
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