French Open Is Postponed Amid COVID-19 Resurgence
Provided By - Video Elephant on April 08, 2021
French Open Is Postponed , Amid COVID-19 Resurgence .
The French Tennis Federation (FFT)
announced that the tennis Grand Slam tournament
will be postponed by a week.
The French Open is currently
scheduled to begin on May 30.
France entered its third lockdown over
the weekend in response to the pandemic.
French President Emmanuel Macron
indicated lockdown measures would
hopefully be lifted by the middle of May.
FFT President Gilles Moreton consulted with
several organizations before making the decision.
It will give the health situation more time to improve and should optimize our chances of welcoming spectators at Roland-Garros, Gilles Moreton, FFT President, via ESPN.
For the fans, the players and the atmosphere, the presence of spectators is vital for our tournament, the spring's most important international
sporting event, Gilles Moreton, FFT President, via ESPN