2020-12-31

2021 BNP Paribas tennis tournament postponed due to coronavirus

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Xinhua News Agency, Washington, December 31st (Reporter Wang Jimin) According to local media reports on the 31st, due to the spread of the new crown epidemic, the 2021 Paris Bank Tennis Open will be postponed.

As usual, the BNP Paribas Tennis Open is held in Indian Wells, California, USA every March. The original competition next year will be from March 8th to 21st. However, due to the severe epidemic in California, the competition organizing committee and governments at all levels After the health department discussed it, they had no choice but to postpone the game.

According to media reports, the tournament organizing committee is working with the Men’s Professional Tennis Association (ATP) and the Women’s Tennis Association ( WTA) and other relevant parties discuss the new time of the competition.

Many international tennis tournaments in 2020 will be cancelled or postponed due to the epidemic, and many games at the beginning of next year will continue to suffer from the epidemic. (End)