The open championship of France on tennis postponed for the second time. According to Le Parisien, Roland Garros will be on a week later than previously reported, i.e. from 27 September to 11 October.
The new date was chosen after consultation with the ATP and WTA. One of the reasons for the transfer: an extra week of rest for players after the US Open (August 31 – September 13). Also during this period, you may add two of the tournament, which took place in Europe.
Moreover, the famous Cycling race “Tour de France” was rescheduled for September, the Twentieth day in Paris should take place the finish of the race and law enforcement authorities can not cope with the maintenance of order in several competitions at the same time. In addition, on 19 and 20 September scheduled car race “24 hours Le-Mana”.
Recall the original clay major, scheduled from may 18 to June 7, was postponed to 20 September – 4 October. Then the organizers set the date unilaterally.