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US Open: Digital line-calling can be used on all competitors courts at Flushing Meadows | Tennis Information

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The Hawk-Eye Dwell system can be used at this yr’s US Open at Flushing Meadows together with seven of the 9 ATP and WTA tournaments on the US swing; This yr’s Grand Slam in New York is scheduled to happen from August 30 to September 12

Final Up to date: 24/05/21 11:39pm

Novak Djokovic was sensationally defaulted on the US Open final yr when he struck a line choose after hitting the ball in frustration

Digital line-calling can be used on all competitors courts at this yr’s US Open.

The know-how was utilised on the Grand Slam event in 2020, except Arthur Ashe Stadium and Louis Armstrong Stadium.

High seed Novak Djokovic was enjoying on Arthur Ashe final yr when he was disqualified after by chance hitting a line choose within the throat with a ball struck in annoyance throughout his fourth-round match in opposition to Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta.

The US Tennis Affiliation’s choice to increase the utilization of the Hawk-Eye Dwell system will forestall a repeat of that controversial incident attributable to no line judges being on court docket.

The US Open will be played entirely without line judges (Andrew Ong/USTA via AP)

The US Open can be performed completely with out line judges (Andrew Ong/USTA through AP)

The USTA mentioned in an announcement that seven of the 9 ATP and WTA tournaments on the US swing would use the know-how on all competitors courts in 2021.

“The USTA applied digital line-calling for the 2020 Western & Southern Open and US Open on all courts besides Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong Stadiums,” the governing physique added.

“In complete, Hawk-Eye Dwell made upwards of 314,000 calls throughout the two tournaments.”

The US Open is scheduled to happen from August 30 to September 12.

The 2021 Australian Open was the primary main to be performed completely with out line judges.

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