Doubts and more doubts. Now it was Pablo Carreño who made his lack of assurances public
The Spanish tennis player, No. 10 in the world ranking, said on Tuesday in Alicante that he currently has no certainty that the ATP circuit can be played this season.
The Asturian player, who made these statements during the presentation of the Juan Carlos Ferrero-Equelite de Villena Academy tournament, recalled that at any time there may be outbreaks of the coronavirus pandemic, which can again condition the entire calendar.
“The ATP circuit is complicated because there are players from different countries and each one is in a different situation with the COVID-19,” said the tennis player, who indicated that the forecast is to start the season in the United States in mid-August.
However, Carreño warned that at the end of July, professional players will know “whether or not he is going ahead” with the planned plan, since he recalled that the pandemic is not controlled in the United States.
“In principle, the clay season will begin in September, ending with Roland Garros. It paints better than in the United States, but COVID-19 is not easily controlled and at any time there may be outbreaks and we have to stop, “he explained.
“I hope not. Hopefully it can be played, but there are no absolute certainties, “reiterated the tennis player, who will participate with other players in Villena, from July 29 to August 2, in the Ferrero tournament.