French Open 2020: “It Will Absolutely Not Be Behind Closed Doors,” Says, FFT President


French Open 2020

Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic the French Tennis Federation has brought a piece of good news for the entire tennis world. On Wednesday, the FFT President Bernard Giudicelli has announced the French Open 2020 will hold with spectators.

Furthermore, He said that the Clay Court Grand Slam has been rescheduled and tickets for the Paris major tournament would be sold at the end of this month and the first week of July.

Meanwhile, the French Open 2020 will take place from 27th September to 11th October at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. Generally, it takes place in late May each year. 

“It will absolutely not be behind closed doors. There is no final decision yet on the number of spectators, which will be decided on with the public authorities,” FFT president Bernard Giudicelli told reporters.

He also said that the full house French Open 2020 is doubtful. “It will be a number, a percentage which will be defined by mutual agreement with the public authorities.”

French Open 2020

“Seventy-Five Players From The Top 100 Are Currently In Europe”- French Open Director Guy Forget

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, The french Open has delayed for almost three months. When the event schedule announced there were no qualifying tournaments. But in the new plan of French Open 2020, from Sep.21 qualifying tournament take place. At the same time, It Will definitely helps lower-ranked players who are heavily affected by the unusual tennis break.

French Open 2020

“We are fully aware of the privilege of being able to organize Roland Garros in its usual form. Especially since the holding of qualifications will also participate in financially supporting a category of players and professional players affected by this unprecedented crisis,” the FFT President added.

Read More: French Open 2020 Announces Tournament Changes, Cancellations

Notably, the French Open 2020 has scheduled to begin after two weeks of the US Open conclusion. However, French Open director Guy Forget spoke about top players participating in the tournament. “Seventy-five players from the top 100 are currently in Europe, and I am convinced they will preserve themselves to be in top form in Paris.” He also said that Paris masters have to take place from October 31 to November 08.


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