Tennis: Germany to host exhibition event without fans in May

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Rhineland-Palatinate, a German state is going to host an exhibition event without fans from 1st May, as the professional tennis season will remain shut due to the Novel Coronavirus ‘COVID-19’ pandemic, according to The Telegraph.

Professional tennis came to a standstill in the month of March after countries started imposing lockdowns and closing borders to contain the spread of the deadly virus, as all the events are currently suspended till at least mid-May.

The report also stated that players at the Tennis Point Exhibition Series will have to wear masks when they will not be in action and there will be only three people on the court, two of the competitors and a chair umpire.

Reportedly,in this event a total of 32 matches will be played over four days at the Base Tennis Academy near the small town of Hoehr-Grenzhausen.

This event will be broadcasted by the ‘Tennis Channel’ while scores will be streamed for betting through data company Sportradar.

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