The end of the five-day confinement in the Australian state of Victoria It will allow the public to return to Melbourne Park to witness the Australian Open that runs until Sunday, although with restrictions to respect social distancing.
As announced by the tournament organization on its website, Spectators will be able to sit in the stands, but a limit of 7,477 spectators per session is established, approximately 50 percent of the capacity and with the obligation to wear masks where it is not possible to maintain safety distances.
In the first week of the tournament, 30,000 people were allowed to enter the entire venue where the first Grand Slam of the year is played.
“We look forward to welcoming fans back to the Australian Open in the next four days and finishing the event safely and on top,” Tournament Director Craig Tiley said in a statement.
“Last week we had the first real live sports experience with the fans in the stands and the atmosphere was electric. The players appreciated the opportunity to compete in front of the public for the first time in almost a year and many spoke of how emotional it was. connect with fans again, “he stressed.