The Paris Masters will be played with 1,000 daily spectators

The French Tennis Federation announced this Wednesday that the Paris-Bercy Masters 1,000, indoors and on hard court, will continue from October 31 to November.


The Paris 1,000 Masters continues. It was announced this Wednesday by the French Tennis Federation (FFT) to confront the rumors that pointed to a possible cancellation due to the worsening of the health situation in France due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The tournament will be played from October 31 to November 8 with a maximum of 1,000 spectators per day, "to comply with the restrictions applied in Paris, as established in the decree issued by the Prefecture of Police" of the French capital, according to stated in the FFT release.

The organization gives as an example that "Roland-Garros has been carried out in strict compliance with the regulations", and explains that "the FFT will follow up on this event to ensure that health measures are also applied when this exceptional sporting event is held ", the only indoor 1,000 Masters of the nine that are held each season. This year those of Indian Wells, Miami, Monte Carlo, Madrid, Canada and Shanghai were canceled. Those from Cincinnati and Rome did deputize, in special circumstances and without an audience. Novak Djokovic, who beat Denis Shapovalov in the final, is the reigning champion of Paris-Bercy.

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