In the virtual Madrid open tournament Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray are the among 12 players who are going to play this month. David Gaffin, John Isner, Karen etc. are the players who will play on 27 April online competition which will be broadcasted on TV and social media.
Khachanov said “This initiative is interesting and it will bring back some competition in our sport. I’m looking forward to challenge my fellow players and show my skills to the tennis fans around the world.”
There will be prize distribution of €150,000 in both men’s and women’s tournaments and winner will be asked that how much he or she can donate to tennis players who are going through tough times.
The small amount of prize money i.e €50,000 will be donated to help those who are in need during this pandemic. In each draw their will be 16 players.
This is one of the 30 tournaments which got cancelled due to corona virus. Madrid open was scheduled to take place between 1-10 may.