February 26, 2021

Madrid Open cancelled on account of Covid-19 pandemic – tennis

The Madrid Open that was scheduled to happen from September 12-20 has been cancelled because of the rise of Covid-19 circumstances within the Spanish capital, organisers stated on Tuesday.

“As an act of duty in view of the present scenario brought on by COVID-19 and having totally evaluated the circumstances that the pandemic continues to generate… it has been determined that 2020 Mutua Madrid Open won’t happen this yr,” organisers stated in an announcement right here

The match, which was to function each males’s and girls’s attracts, was seen as an necessary occasion for gamers to arrange for the French Open which begins on September 27.

Spain, one of many worst-affected nations when the pandemic first hit Europe earlier this yr, has recorded practically 315,000 confirmed circumstances and over 28,400 deaths to this point, based on a Reuters tally.