The Paris Masters will be played with 1,000 daily spectators

The 1,000 Paris Masters goes on. It was announced this Wednesday by the French Tennis Federation (FFT) to deal with rumors that pointed to a possible cancellation due to the worsening in France of the health situation due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The tournament will be played from October 31 to November 8 with a maximum of 1,000 spectators per day, “to comply with the restrictions applied in Paris, as established in the decree issued by the Prefecture of Police” of the French capital, as indicated in the FFT statement.

The organization puts as an example that “Roland-Garros has been carried out in strict compliance with the regulations”, and explains that “The FFT will follow up on this event to ensure that health measures are also in place when this exceptional sporting event takes place.”, the only indoor 1,000 Masters of the nine that are held each season. This year those of Indian Wells, Miami, Monte Carlo, Madrid, Canada and Shanghai were canceled. Those from Cincinnati and Rome did deputize, in special circumstances and without an audience. Novak Djokovic, who beat Denis Shapovalov in the final, is the reigning champion of Paris-Bercy.