The celebration of the Mutua Madrid Open of tennis, in the air

He Mutua Madrid Tennis Open his dispute is not assured, according to the statement issued by the organization itself. This statement explains that since the reprogramming of the Mutua Madrid Open In the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, organizers have worked with ATP and WTA to celebrate the tournament from September 12 to 20, within the restructuring of the calendar.

Throughout this process, the organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open have been in close communication with the competent health agencies of the Community of Madrid, represented by Antonio Zapatero, Deputy Minister of Public Health, and with the Higher Sports Council (CSD). The aforementioned organizations have always shown their maximum collaboration, solving all the doubts raised by the organizers and facilitating at all times the process to be able to celebrate the Mutua Madrid Open 2020.

The organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open expressed their doubts about being able to hold the tournament without health complications affecting players

At the last meeting, held on July 29, and due to the increase in cases of covid-19 in Madrid in recent days, the organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open expressed their doubts about being able to hold the tournament without health complications that affected players, public and workers. Given this situation, the organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open requested the help of Antonio Zapatero, deputy minister of Public Health, and received the recommendation not to hold the tournament due to the current evolution of the covid-19.

As during the entire process, at that meeting the organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open had the collaboration and help of the C
community of Madrid to analyze the situation, which unfortunately worsens day by day. Not being able to ensure a positive evolution of this situation in the coming weeks, the organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open decided to make a decision with enough time.

The organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open are analyzing and evaluating all possible options, always thinking of guaranteeing the safety of all tournament members.

At all times, the organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open have valued the support of the competent health agencies of the Community of Madrid and have given value to the opinion of their experts, but always reserving the right to make that last decision regarding the celebration of the Mutua Madrid Open.

Given these recommendations from the competent health agencies, and given the difficult situation caused by the covid-19 (with a considerable increase in cases in Madrid and also in Spain), the organizers of the Mutua Madrid Open are analyzing and evaluating all the options in detail. possible, always thought to guarantee the safety of all the members of the tournament.

The final decision on the celebration of the Mutua Madrid Open 2020 will rest with Ion Tiriac and Super Slam Ltd., owner of the tournament license.