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New dates discussed for Aussie Open, Wimbledon

Updated: January 9, 2003, 12:30 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Complaints from players about a lack of rest between seasons and the extreme heat of the Australian summer have prompted organizers of the season-opening tennis Grand Slam to consider rescheduling.

Tennis Australia President Geoff Pollard said a change had been discussed, but several possible impediments would have to be overcome before switching the tournament dates.

International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci-Bitti told a German newspaper ...

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