Electronic line-calling in Charleston

Clay-court tournaments generally do not yet use electronic line calling.

But the Volvo Open in Charleston, played on a similar surface called Har-Tru, will have the system in place for this year’s edition.

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They will use the FoxTenn system, approved by the WTA two years ago.

And it will be available on the two stadium courts.

Using electronic line-calling is likely coming on the ATP side, too.

The Player Council has recommended the ATP trial an approved system at three events (a 250, 500 and a Masters 1000) in 2020 before a final decision is made.  

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