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China News Service, April 8th. According to French media reports, due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the French Open in 2021 will be postponed for one week, from May 23 to June 6 to May 30 to June 13. Between days.
It is reported that if the French Open decides to postpone it, then the grass competitions Stuttgart,'s-Hertogenbosch and Nottingham that were originally scheduled to start on June 7 will be affected, and the French Open will also be postponed for two consecutive years.
The French Open last year was affected by the epidemic and was postponed from the traditional end of May and early June to September to October.
According to the original plan, the French Open this season will start on May 23, and the qualifying game will start on May 17.
The French Minister of Sports said before: “We are discussing with them (French Tennis Association) to see if we need to postpone the date of this year’s French Open. Although there are still a large number of sports competitions still going on, we must minimize sports competitions. The risks brought by the gathering of people in China.” (End)