Rafael Nadal, the world number two in Spanish tennis, confirmed that he is “very pessimistic” about “resuming normal activity quickly” in professional sessions, in light of the Coronavirus.
“I am very pessimistic about the possibility of resuming normal activity,” said Nadal, crowned with 19 titles at a meeting organized by the Spanish Tennis Federation with the Davis Cup team the year last.
He added: “In tennis, you have to travel every week, stay at the hotel, be present in more than one country … Even if the matches take place without an audience, organizing one of the competitions requires the participation of many people, internationally, I see a serious problem. ,”
They suspended tournaments and professional association and league until July 13, while the third Wimbledon Grand Slam Championship was canceled, for the first time since World War II, and the Nadal’s favorite French Open has been postponed to September 27.