Roland Garros will raffle tickets after restrictions

The tournament regretted that only 1,000 people can attend the tournament each day and announced that they will raffle tickets among those who have already purchased tickets.

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The Roland Garros tournament "regretted" this Friday the new public restrictions imposed by the French Government in the face of the COVID-19 health crisis, which restrict the number of spectators who can access the tournament to 1,000, while announcing that it will draw to the graceful.

In a statement, the tournament's leadership indicated that it "deeply regrets these restrictions", announced this Thursday by Prime Minister Jean Castex in a television interview.

He recalled that this number of spectators is equivalent to 35 part of the public that usually go to Roland Garros during the first week and that they are spread over 16 tracks on 12 hectares.

"The new regulations force us to adapt the situation of ticket sales, so we will organize a raffle among those who have purchased tickets," said the organization, which will contact the winners by email.

The French Tennis Federation (FFT), organizer of Roland Garros, assured "sharing the disappointment of the fans who will not be able to enter the venue" and thanked them for "their support and their loyalty" to the tournament.

He recalled that the clay court Grand Slam has a great international projection and that it is "key in the sporting development of France and in its international reputation" .



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