Madrid Open cancelled attributable to COVID-19 pandemic

Madrid, August 4

The Madrid Open that was scheduled to happen from September 12-20 has been cancelled because of the rise of COVID-19 instances within the Spanish capital, organisers stated on Tuesday.

“As an act of responsibility in view of the current situation caused by COVID-19 and having thoroughly evaluated the circumstances that the pandemic continues to generate… it has been decided that 2020 Mutua Madrid Open will not take place this year,” organisers stated in a press release.

The match, which was to characteristic each males’s and girls’s attracts, was seen as an vital occasion for gamers to arrange for the French Open which begins on September 27.

Spain, one of many worst-affected international locations when the pandemic first hit Europe earlier this 12 months, has recorded practically 315,000 confirmed instances and over 28,400 deaths to date, based on a Reuters tally. Reuters

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