The Rolex Paris Masters will allow limited fans by day and no fans at night next month.
The tournament announced today it will limit crowd size to 1,000 fans per day session at the Accor Arena due to governmental protocol designed to protect health and safety amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
“In adhering to the health restrictions applicable to Paris and the provisions of the decree issued by Paris’ chief of police, a total of 1,000 spectators will be allowed into the arena every day,” tournament officials announced today.
The qualifying rounds and night sessions will be played behind closed doors without fans permitted.
The Rolex Paris Masters main-draw play is set for November 2nd-8th.
In adhering to the health restrictions applicable to Paris, the Rolex Paris Masters (31 October-8 November) will admit 1,000 spectators every day (day sessions only).
— ROLEX PARIS MASTERS (@RolexPMasters) October 21, 2020
Defending champion Novak Djokovic announced he will not play Paris next month.
World No. 2 Rafael Nadal, who swept Djokovic to collect his 13th Roland Garros crown earlier this month, announced he plans to play the Paris Indoor Masters. Paris, Miami and Shanghai are the only Masters series championships missing from 35-time Masters champion Nadal’s trophy collection.
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