All the best players in the world, including the Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer, should be in Melbourne for Coronavirus-Perupt Australian Open, Craig Tile, said.
The Grand Slam opening of the year, in front of at least 50% of the normal crowds, was postponed three weeks until February 8 with all the players to undergo 15-day quarantine. arrival.
The delay could be swivel for Federer, who admitted last week he was in a “race against time” to be in shape while his recovery of two knee surgery tours takes more than time than expected.
TILEY said he was in contact with the 39-year-old and passed through his pre-season training routineNormal in Dubai.
“Each player, including Roger, took a commission to travel to Melbourne to play,” he said after confirming the start date of the new date of Saturday
We have been in contact with him and his team and it’s been three days now, he is hit for the first time in Dubai. He is in his normal pre-season training routine. “
Federer won The Australian open six times. But after having lost in the semi-finals in Novak Djokovic, missed the rest of the 2020 season of Coronavirus – interruption of the season 2020 after the surgery and could only look at that Rafael Nadal has matched his record 20 titles of Grand Slam with a 13th victory at the French open.
QualifiersMen and women will be held respectively in Doha and Dubai respectively from 10 to 13 January, with players arriving in Melbourne of January 15 on the special flights of the charter for their forties.
TILEY said Ley would be constantly tested for Covid-19 but leaving for five hours a day in a bio-security bubble, although with another player
they will be Navigated between designated hotels and Melbourne Park, where the tournament is held.
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