Rome, September 19
Up to 1,000 spectators can be allowed to observe every of the ultimate two days of the Italian Open tennis event as Italy begins to open up stadiums to followers, sports activities minister Vincenzo Spadafora stated on Friday.
Professional sports activities occasions in Italy have been performed with out followers since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, though some supporters have been allowed into pre-season soccer friendlies.
“At last, starting from the semi-finals and finals of the (Italian Open), a thousand spectators will be able to attend all the sports competitions that will be held in the open air and which scrupulously respect the rules on spacing, masks and seat reservations”, Spadafora instructed reporters.
He added that it was “a first, but significant step towards returning, hopefully soon, to normality in sport.” The semi-finals of the lads’s and ladies’s tournaments can be on Sunday with the respective finals on Monday. Spadafora didn’t make any point out of the Serie A soccer championship which begins on the weekend. Reuters