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Madrid Open cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

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The Madrid Open that was scheduled to happen from September 12-20 has been cancelled due to the rise of Covid-19 instances within the Spanish capital, organisers mentioned on Tuesday.

“As an act of responsibility in view of the current situation caused by COVID-19 and having thoroughly evaluated the circumstances that the pandemic continues to generate… it has been decided that 2020 Mutua Madrid Open will not take place this year,” organisers mentioned in a press release right here

The event, which was to characteristic each males’s and ladies’s attracts, was seen as an vital occasion for gamers to put together for the French Open which begins on September 27.

Spain, one of many worst-affected international locations when the pandemic first hit Europe earlier this yr, has recorded almost 315,000 confirmed instances and over 28,400 deaths to this point, in accordance to a Reuters tally.

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