So many events in Melbourne, until COVID disrupted the plan

A hand sanitizer dispenser at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. The Australian Open site has the feel of a major this week with six tournaments being contested at Melbourne Park. Usually the tuneup tournaments Down Under are spread around the capital cities and some of the biggest stars have time off competitive play in the week before the first Grand Slam of the season. Not this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the entire preparation for the Australian Open.