The French Open is scheduled to be performed from September 21 to October 11.© AFP
All gamers on the French Open beginning later this month shall be housed in two designated lodges “with out exception” to cut back the dangers from coronavirus, event director Man Overlook stated on Monday. Overlook additionally introduced that simply 11,500 spectators a day shall be admitted as a substitute of the 20,000 they have been initially hoping to accommodate through the September 27-October 11 event. The Roland Garros complicated shall be divided into three separate zones “impartial of each other” and corresponding to every of the principle showcourts, with no crossing inbetween.
Courts Philippe Chatrier and Suzanne Lenglen shall be restricted to five,000 spectators apiece with Simonne Mathieu restricted to simply 1,500. Play on the skin courts will go forward with no spectators.
Gamers shall be examined “upon their arrival and can obtain their accreditation as quickly as the primary unfavorable take a look at is returned”, stated Overlook.
A second take a look at shall be carried out inside 72 hours after which one other each 5 days primarily based on a participant’s development within the event, he added.
French tennis federation director-general Jean-Francois Vilotte stated: “We’re not considering by way of an hermetic sanitary bubble, it is a fantasy.”
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