Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the French Open may be postponed for a week
China News Network, April 8th French media reported that due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the French Open in 2021 will be postponed for one week, from May 23 to June 6 to May 30 to June 13.
It is reported that if the French Open decides to postpone it, the Stuttgart, s-Hertogenbosch and Nottingham stations that were originally scheduled to start on June 7 will be affected. The French Open will also be postponed for two consecutive years. Hold.
Last year’s French Open was affected by the epidemic and was postponed from the traditional end of May to early June to September to October. According to the original plan, the French Open this season will start on May 23, and the qualifying game will start on May 17.
The French Minister of Sports said before: “We are discussing with them (French Tennis Association) to see if we need to postpone the date of this year’s French Open. Although there are still a large number of sports games still going on, But we must minimize the risk of crowd gathering in sports competitions.” (End)