Ninth racket of the world Gael Monfils, who meets with Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, has announced its decision to withdraw from the virtual tournament from the organizers of the Open championship of Spain.
The Frenchman will replace his compatriot Benoit Per.
“Unfortunately, I will not be able to participate in a virtual tournament because of a conflict of rights between streaming platforms. I wish all the best to all the players and hope that next time will be able to play,” said Gael.
Note that Monfils leads the stream on the Twitch service. The tennis tournament will be broadcast on Facebook.
VIDEO. Svitolina and Monfils fought in virtual tennis
Sadly I will not be able to participate in the Virtual Mutua Madrid Open due to conflicting rights between streaming platforms. I wish all the best to all players and I hope to be able to play next time.
— Gael Monfils (@Gael_Monfils) April 26, 2020