CITY OF ROME PRESS RELEASE:
Rome, GA, March 17, 2020 – The ACC has just announced it is cancelling the 2020 ACC Men’s & Women’s Tennis Championships along with all athletic activities through the end of the 2019-20 academic year.
Rome Sports and the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College are scheduled to host next year’s ACC Men’s & Women’s Tennis Championships April 21-25, 2021.
Statement from the ACC:
Following further consultation with the league’s member institutions, and after previously suspending all athletic activities indefinitely, the ACC has made the decision to cancel all athletic related activities including all competition and practice through the end of the 2019-20 academic year. The unanimous decision was made to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19. Each institution will continue to work in accordance with its respective university and state policies related to its individual campus decisions.
“Our top priority remains the health and safety of our student-athletes as well as our fans, communities and the overall well-being of others during these uncharted times,” said ACC Commissioner John Swofford. “We are particularly disappointed for our student-athletes and will continue to work with our membership to assess what is appropriate in the future.”