The second Grand Slam French Open of the year has been postponed due to Coronavirus postponing many international matches of Tokyo Olympic, IPL and football, it will be from 20 September to 4 October instead of 24 May
Dainik Bhaskar Mar 26, 2020, 09:37 AM IST Sports Desk. Many international matches of the Olympic, French Open, IPL and football have been postponed or canceled due to the ever increasing outbreak of Coronavirus worldwide. Now the third and oldest Grand Slam of the year, Wimbledon is also under threat. The All England Club will meet next week to decide on postponing or canceling the tennis tournament. As of now, the tournament is to be held from 29 June. Corona has engulfed 195 countries of the world. Due to this, 21,200 people have died so far. 4 lakh 68 thousand 905 are infected. While one third of the world's population is under lockdown.
Earlier the second Grand Slam French Open of the year has also been postponed due to Corona. This tournament of red gravel will now take place from 20 May to 4 October instead of 24 May. At the same time, the first Grand Slam Australian Open of the year has been held in January-February. This time Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the title by defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria. While the last and fourth tournament of the year, the US Open will be held from August 24 to September 13.
The tournament will not be held in the empty stadium. The All England Club on Wednesday issued a statement saying, "All the senior officials are being talked to hold the tournament this year." An emergency meeting has been called next week to discuss whether to avoid or cancel the Grand Slam. We are going to Coronavirus