COVID-19: Roland Garros Now Moved to September

The organisers of the French Open tennis tournament have confirmed that the tournament has been postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. It will now be played in September as against the earlier schedule date in May. The French tennis federation announced the decision Tuesday.

Following the emergence of the coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province of China late last year, some international sports events scheduled to hold in China and other Asian countries have been affected. The affected events include The International Tennis Federation (ITF) Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Group I set to hold from February 4-8 featuring China, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea and Uzbekistan.

Novak Djokovic On Course To Become World Number 1

7-time champion Novak Djokovic came back from being down 1-4 in the first set to defeat the 6-time winner Roger Federer 7-6, 6-4, 6-3 and will face off with the winner of the second semi-final between Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem.

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