Rio Open tennis tournament is canceled due to Covid-19 spike
This year's Rio Open tennis tournament was canceled on Thursday due to Covid-19 cases spike in Brazil, organizers say . It was already postponed from February due to other Covid-19 Spikes. They closed it in February due to concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic.“We fought until the end to be able to play in 2021, but unfortunately it is not possible,” said tournament director Luiz Carvalho. The coronavirus has killed more than 320,000 people in the South American nation, with March its deadliest month since the pandemic began.