ATP Tour suspended for 6 weeks, French Open has no objection

ATP Tour suspended for 6 weeks, French Open has no objection
Beijing News (Reporter Sun Haiguang) ATP announced this morning that due to the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the men ‘s professional tennis tournament will be suspended for 6 weeks.This means that all tournaments and challenges within the Miami Masters will not take place until April 20.After the cancellation of the Indian Wells Masters, players including Djokovic and Nadal left the United States early and returned to Europe.There was also news yesterday that the ATP was negotiating the suspension time, but the organizing committee, including the Miami Masters, had no news.This morning, ATP announced the suspension of the game for 6 weeks, and this week the ATP challenge in Nurhadan, Kazakhstan and Potchefstroom, South Africa, was suspended immediately.The rules that were cancelled next include the Miami Open, Houston Men ‘s Clay Championship, Marrakesh Hassan II Grand Prix, Monte Carlo Masters, Barcelona Open and Public Open.Judging from the current suspension period, the French Open, which was originally scheduled for late May, has not been affected temporarily.”This is not an easy decision. It is a huge loss to our game, players and global fans.But we believe that this is also a responsible action that needs to be taken. In the face of this global pandemic, we need to protect the health of athletes, staff, the tennis community and the public.ATP Chairman Andrey Gordonz said that in the current situation, the global nature of tennis and the global travel it needs will become huge risks and challenges.In addition, according to Gordons, ATP is studying the impact of the suspension of the event on the world ranking points. The official decision and processing method will be announced in due course.Sauna, Ye Wang Sun Haiguang Editor Han Shuangming Proofreading Wei Zhuo

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