Swiss Indoors more pending: Federer-rejection plays no role

sleep After the announced, final season, the end of Roger Federer, who is still recovering until the beginning of 2021 from a second surgery on his right knee,

Swiss Indoors more pending: Federer-rejection plays no role

sleep After the announced, final season, the end of Roger Federer, who is still recovering until the beginning of 2021 from a second surgery on his right knee, the top Swiss tennis is currently in the beauty. The big questions continue to be other: what can happen in international tournaments again under fair conditions? Under what circumstances make sense by guides at all?

The answers are pending, thus the Swiss Indoors in Basel are to face. Roger Federer secure the absence of changes to the Problem actually, nothing. "His season's cancellation comes as a surprise. We wish Roger Federer only the Best and especially good health and hope that the sport of tennis takes to the Corona, a normal course," says Patrick Ammann, Managing Director of the largest recurring sports event in Switzerland. He stresses that a possible cancellation of the Swiss Indoors but it depends Essentially on the ATP tour. "We point out, that we stand with the ATP and the corresponding instances for weeks, in close contact."

Game line-up depends on the calendar

Roger focal forest stands according to their own statements "gun at foot", everything was ready for the 50-year anniversary edition in the for over 100 million Swiss francs converted St. Jakobshalle. There's a festival of tennis, in the implementation of the Basel organizers are, according to experience, master, but under the current strict immigration, protection and hygiene measures not to imagine, is the tournament draw Boss is also ready at any time "the plug".

"we are still waiting for the decision by the ATP to position ourselves accordingly," says his right-Hand man, Patrick Ammann. "The game's roster depends on the tournament calendar the ATP currently under revision." After all, the end of waiting is likely to have a speedy end, he says. "Last Friday we were promised on the part of the ATP that we are to be informed in the next few days." If the Federal Council raises the maximum number for visitors to over 1000, remains open.

The tournament lines, a 40-page Dossier with the players ' Union certain security is pads in front of sun. The same applies to tournaments for the WTA. From Insider sources, it is known that the women's tournament has thrown up in Luxembourg, then the towel. "The pandemic is not over yet. Until Further notice, the largest indoor tournament in the world of the President Roger Brennwalds words of the last few weeks, apply for the third." And these are as follows: "Under the given conditions, the implementation of the Swiss Indoors is inconceivable and even irresponsible."

Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 19:47

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