The French Open tennis event can be not on time via one week on account of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers mentioned Thursday.
The clay-court Grand Slam event used to be set to begin on May 23, however first-round suits will now get underway on May 30. The French tennis federation mentioned the verdict used to be taken as a way to maximize possibilities the development can be performed “in entrance of as many spectators as conceivable” in a secure surroundings.
Last 12 months’s event were driven again to September on account of the well being disaster, with crowds restricted to at least one,000 in step with day.
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