China Open Golf Tournament to be held in Shenzhen, China from April 20 to 26
Japan were to play Davis Cup tennis matches against Ecuador at home on March 6 and 7
Dainik BhaskarFeb 26, 2020, 03:10 PM IST Sports Desk. Coronavirus spread in most countries from Wuhan city of China is showing its impact on the game. According to the news agency, the China Golf Tournament in China and the Football League in Japan have been postponed. Also in Japan, the Davis Cup tennis match to be held on March 6 and 7 in the stadium is under consideration. All the concerned departments gave this information on Thursday. The winner of the Davis Cup will play the final in Spain's capital Madrid in November.
Japan's Professional Football League has also been postponed indefinitely. The league was to be held from 28 February to 15 March. So far 2700 people have died of coronavirus in China, while more than 78 thousand are infected. After China, 12 people died in South Korea and 11 in Italy. At present, there is no coronavirus-infected person in India.
Formula-1 and the Asian Champions League were also scheduled to take place in Shenzhen, China from April 20 to 26, according to the Tilichina Golf Association. These were postponed indefinitely. The schedule of this tournament will be shared soon. It is the most high profile tournament in China, which started in 1995. Earlier, China Super League, Formula-1 Grand Prix and Asian Champions League have also been deferred till now.