Tennis: French Open
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The 2021 French Open has been postponed in the hopes that more fans can attend. The Grand Slam tournament was pushed back by a week, and is now scheduled to be played from May 30 until June 13. The decision is a result of France currently being in its third nationwide lockdown following an increase in COVID-19 cases. France’s President Emmanuel Macron expects the lockdown to end in the middle of May.

The French Tennis Federation believes that a postponement of the tournament was the “best solution” and allows the possibility of more fans being able to attend the event.

“I am delighted that the discussions with the public authorities, the governing bodies of…

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