Organisers advised to not maintain Madrid Open amid surge in Covid-19 circumstances

“In view of this example, the organisers requested the assistance of Antonio Zapatero, Deputy Secretary of Public Well being, and have been suggested to not stage the event because of the present development of COVID-19 circumstances.”

The organisers added that they have been eager to decide in good time because it was “unimaginable to ensure a constructive change on this scenario within the coming weeks.”

Spain has recorded greater than 306,370 circumstances of the novel coronavirus.

“In mild of the recommendation… the organisers… are analysing and intently evaluating all of the potential choices, whereas all the time specializing in guaranteeing the protection of all these concerned,” they added.

“The ultimate resolution… will fall to Ion Tiriac and Tremendous Slam Ltd., the event’s licence holder.”

The skilled tennis season is scheduled to restart after a five-month shutdown because of the pandemic with the WTA’s Palermo Girls Open within the Sicilian capital on Monday.