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Paris Masters behind closed doors confirmed by organisers

The Paris Masters will go ahead as scheduled starting next week but behind closed doors to comply with a second nationwide coronavirus lockdown, organisers confirmed…

The Paris Masters will go ahead as scheduled starting next week but behind closed doors to comply with a second nationwide coronavirus lockdown, organisers confirmed on Thursday.

“Following the latest announcements by the French government and the introduction of another national lockdown in France as of October 30, the Paris Masters, which will be played at the Accord Arena from October 31 to November 8, will be closed to the public,” read the statement from the French Tennis Federation (FFT).

The Paris Masters at the 20,000-seater Bercy Arena carries a total prize money purse of 4.3 million euros ($5 million).