Less and less is missing for what will be the beginning of Rome Masters 1000, which will be played from Sunday May 9 to Sunday 16. Valentina Vezzali, Italian Undersecretary of Sports, announced that the presence of the public will be enabled from the round of 16.
In total, 25% of the capacity will be allowed: “The tournament will reopen the sport to the public and it is the ray of light at the end of the tunnel. I thank Minister Speranza and the Scientific Technical Committee, with whom we work to achieve this,” he said.
At the same time, spectators will be obliged to respect social distancing and the use of chinstraps. While, Virgina Riggi, mayor of Rome, highlighted the positive of this decision: “It is an important decision. We are already working to ensure maximum capacity for everyone. It’s a great sign of relaunch and resumption. It is the signal that was needed, “he said.