World News – GB – The Rolex Paris Masters gets the green light from the French Tennis Federation




The French Tennis Federation has confirmed that the Rolex Paris Masters will take place as planned at the end of October

Following the success of Roland-Garros under strict COVID-19 conditions, the Masters 1000 tournament, scheduled from October 31 to November 8, at the Accor Arena has now received official approval

The tournament will also welcome 1000 spectators per day, taking into account current health protocols in Paris

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Novak Djokovic beat Denis Shapovalov of Canada to win the title last year It was his fifth title in the French capital and the world No.1 is hoping to return to the event, which is expected to host a whole host of players leading

The Paris Masters will follow the Saint Petersburg Open, the bett1HULKS championship in Cologne, the European Open in Antwerp, the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow, the Erste Bank Open in Vienna and the Sofia Open before the end-of-season ATP finals at the O2 in London , from November 15th

Among the changes, the St. Petersburg Open will be raised to ATP 500 status for this year

ATP President Andrea Gaudenzi told the official ATP website: « Tennis is starting to find its way and, although we must above all ensure the health and safety of all people involved, we hope to be able to keep these playing opportunities and produce a good end of the season

« I would like to congratulate the tournaments for their continued commitment, flexibility and ingenuity in finding solutions to function in these difficult circumstances »

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