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Madrid Open cancelled attributable to COVID-19 pandemic | Tennis Information

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The Madrid Open that was scheduled to happen from Sept. 12-20 has been cancelled because of the rise of COVID-19 instances within the Spanish capital, organisers stated on Tuesday. “As an act of duty in view of the present state […]


The Madrid Open that was scheduled to happen from Sept. 12-20 has been cancelled because of the rise of COVID-19 instances within the Spanish capital, organisers stated on Tuesday.
“As an act of duty in view of the present state of affairs attributable to COVID-19 and having completely evaluated the circumstances that the pandemic continues to generate… it has been determined that 2020 Mutua Madrid Open is not going to happen this yr,” organisers stated in an announcement.
The event, which was to characteristic each males’s and ladies’s attracts, was seen as an vital occasion for gamers to organize for the French Open which begins on Sept. 27.
Spain, one of many worst-affected international locations when the pandemic first hit Europe earlier this yr, has recorded practically 315,000 confirmed instances and over 28,400 deaths to date, in keeping with a Reuters tally.
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