The organizers of the Roland Garros tournament They announced that they would not hesitate to change the dates of the traditional tennis competition in Paris in 2021, as happened this year, if the health emergency situation derived from the coronavirus pandemic persists.
According to him tournament director, Guy Forget, the announcement of an eventual change of dates this time would not be decided “unilaterally” but consultations would be made with other parties involved in tennis.
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) received strong criticism in mid-March, when it unilaterally moved the Parisian Grand Slam into brick dust for late September amid the covid-19 crisis, placing it in the middle of the hardcourt season, the newspaper noted. Spanish Sports world and slogan Telam.
“I know we have been criticized when we changed the Roland Garros dates. We did it very quickly and on our own, which we annoyed some people and some players were very surprised. The positive is that now those same people, and especially the players, they told us it was the right thing to do. So it worked, “Forget said.