The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has just announced the rescheduling of the Roland Garros 2020 schedule.
Roland Garros officially rescheduled because of Covid-19: When will the war start?
The French Federation Tennis (FFT) has just announced a rescheduling of the 2020 Roland Garros schedule on March 17. Accordingly, the tournament will change the scheduled date from May 18 – June 7 to September 20 – October 4. The FFT’s move is welcomed by the Covid-19 epidemic, which is taking place very complicatedly in Europe.
In a statement on the Roland Garros homepage, it stated: “Although no one can predict what the situation will be like on May 18, however, the current measures of the prevention of Covid-19 have caused them, so we couldn’t continue preparing and organizing the tournament as expected.
In order to have responsibly to the community and protect the health of the staff but to ensure the rights of the service providers of the tournament, the FFT decided to hold the tournament from September 20 to October 4″. The president of FFT, Bernard Giudicelli, admitted it was a difficult decision but was obligated to do so.
Rescheduling the schedule of Roland Garros can create the most extraordinary year of the tennis village when the two Grand Slam tournaments will take place exactly one week apart … The Grand Slam US Open will be held from August 31 to September 13 as schedule.
This means that the Laver Cup is likely to be canceled due to the scheduled date from September 25 to 27 in Boston, USA.
Tennis rebellion for Covid-19: Nadal acted unexpectedly, determined to revenge Djokovic
After winning the first title of this season at the ATP 500 Mexican Open in Acapulco (Mexico), Rafael Nadal moved to the US and had his first training session at Indian Wells. Unfortunately, the first ATP Masters 1000 of the year here, scheduled for March 9 to 22, has been delayed. ATP has also decided not to host any tournaments for 6 weeks because the Covid-19 pandemic is spreading worldwide.
Nadal, after leaving Indian Wells, now moves back to his home town of Mallorca (Spain). However, unlike most other colleagues, the current No. 2 player in the world does not spend much time to rest or play, reunite with family in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic season when people are limited to go out.
Instead, Rafael Nadal stays at his home in Porto Cristo to work hard with his continuous lesson plan with his coaching staff for 15 days. Rafael Nadal shared honestly on Marca that he stayed at home to practice.
Unlike the WTA for female players who will only return to play from May 2 with the Madrid Open (Spain), ATP will re-export from April 25 with two tournaments in Munich (Germany) and Estoril. (Portugal) in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic, is still very complicated.
The focus of Rafael Nadal will still be the 2020 clay season, where he is determined to regain his dominance at important tournaments in Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros. However, protecting the huge score on the reddish-brown surface is still a huge pressure for Rafa in the context that he is raising the will to reclaim the world’s No. 1 lost to Djokovic after the Serbian tennis player entered Australian Open 2020 enemy.
Earlier, earlier this year, Nole also sowed Rafael Nadal when he beat him 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) to make a great contribution to help Serbia to go against Spain in 2-1 final. to win the ATP Cup men’s team cup.
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