Roland Garros 2020 is coming up and there are special announcements. The French Open, the traditional Grand Slam of Paris on its historic clay, confirmed that it will have an audience but will take a lot of precautions in its stadiums to divide people into well-defined areas.
The coronavirus pandemic delayed the Roland Garros dispute to take place between September and October, after the US Open, and generated doubts, talks and changes among the organizers.
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) had heard statements from the French Prime Minister, Jean Castex, in which he limited the maximum capacity that could be given in the tournament to 5,000 spectators per day and did not rule out having to play it behind closed doors, due to the COVID-19.
Now it was known that at Roland Garros the number of public will be reduced from 20,000 to 11,500 spectators per day as a result of the pandemic and tennis players will have to stay in two hotels previously selected by the organization of the Parisian competition.
The Roland-Garros stadium, with a total area of almost 12 hectares, will be divided into three different and independent sites, each one The capacity of Roland Garros will be reduced from 20,000 to 11,500 spectators per day as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the tennis players must stay in two hotels previously selected by the organization.