French Open searching for to keep away from US Open conflict


French Open director Man Overlook says he’s working with tennis authorities to ensure the dates of the claycourt grand slam match and people of the US Open don’t conflict.

The French Open had initially been on account of begin this week, however the coronavirus disaster compelled organisers to postpone the begin to September 20, one week after the scheduled remaining of the US Open, resulting in criticism throughout the tennis world.

Earlier this month, the French tennis federation mentioned it was in talks with the ATP, WTA and the Worldwide Tennis Federation (ITF) over a revised calendar for the season.

The French Open has not been rescheduled yet, but is likely to take place in late September-early October.

The French Open has not been rescheduled but, however is prone to happen in late September-early October.Credit score:AP

“The official announcement has not been made but. It [the French Open] will in all probability be between the tip of September and the start of October. We have been working intently with the ATP, the WTA and the ITF to make a worldwide announcement on what the circuit might be like till the tip of the yr,” Overlook advised French radio Europe 1 on Saturday.