Warm up engines. The Next edition of Roland Garros, the second Grand Slam of the season, which will take place from May 30, confirmed that it will have a limited capacity of spectators in its stadiums which will be higher than allowed during the past year.
Jean-Michel Blanquer, Minister of Education and Sports of France, confirmed to his country’s public television that stadiums will be able to hold up to a third of their total capacity, with a maximum of 1,000 spectators on each field.
Furthermore, the minister confirmed that in the final rounds this amount may be raised, since as of June 9, the deconfinement that authorizes 65% of the public in the stands and up to 5,000 people in each stadium begins in France.
Recall that in the last edition, the tournament authorities only allowed the total entry of 1,000 people who were distributed throughout the Roland Garros complex, located in Paris.
At that time, the second Grand Slam of the season, had to be delayed until September due to the pandemic. With the rescheduling established for this year, the brick dust tournament will run from May 30 to June 13.