The issue of matches completing late around evening time has been talked about at the U.S. Open yet competition chief Stacey Allaster said the year’s last Huge homerun has no designs to change its timetable.
The night meeting at Flushing Glades starts at 7 p.m., importance matches can extend into the early hours of the next morning.
Last year’s top dog Carlos Alcaraz beat Jannik Heathen in a five-set quarter-last that endured over five hours and closed at 2:50 a.m, the most recent completion in U.S. Open history.
Late completing matches are additionally normal at the Australian Open, with Andy Murray depicting his 4:05 a.m. finish in a challenge against Thanasi Kokkinakis this year as a “farce”.
layers have confronted comparable issues at visit occasions, with Elena Rybakina saying she felt “obliterated” by the Montreal plan after her quarter-last finished at 3 a.m. last week.
“Without question late-night matches were heavily discussed and reviewed after the 2022 U.S. Open,” Allaster told reporters.
“We looked at starting the evening session earlier, instead of 7 p.m. start at 6 p.m., but it’s not really a possibility because it’s hard for New Yorkers to get here even at 7 p.m.
“We talked about one match at night, but we felt that’s not fair to our fans.”
Ladies’ world number one Iga Swiatek last week called for better planning at occasions for player wellbeing.
“One of the realities we have in tennis is that we’re not defined by a start and an end time. We can have a short match or we can have a five-hour match,” Allaster said.
“At the moment, we’re staying the course with two night matches. We’ll continue to evaluate it.”
The U.S. Open happens from Aug. 28-Sept. 10.