While Italy's frustration or failure to qualify has caused embarrassment, it has also caused heartbreak to the entire nation.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced its position this week, which is similar to that of the French Open.
In its announcement Tuesday, the US Tennis Association, which administers the tournament, echoed its prior condemnations of Russia's unprovoked and illegitimate invasion of Ukraine
Yaroslav Amosov of Ukraine withdraws from the 'MVP' championship fight to defend his motherland.
The ex-Ukraine tennis pro, who has joined the national army reserve in wake of Russia's invasion of his country, reflects on his sentiments in an exclusive interview with SportsLum...
The four-time Grand Slam winner lost to Russia's Kudermetova in the second round of Indian Wells Masters on Sunday.
The 97-year-old Ukrainian, who wishes to live till 100, has also survived the second world war.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich on Wednesday confirmed he will sell the Premier League club amid Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Nikita Mazepin will be allowed to continue racing for Haas after the FIA opted to have Russian and Belarusian drivers under a neutral flag.
FIBA remains very concerned by the recent events in Ukraine and expresses its deepest sympathies to the victims.