The French Open tennis tournament will be delayed by one week because of the coronavirus pandemic.
- The main draws will start on May 30, with the tournament concluding on June 13
- Tournament organisers made the decision in light of coronavirus cases having recently risen in France
- The postponement is likely to create a scheduling headache for tennis’ governing bodies
The clay-court Grand Slam tournament was set to start in Paris on May 23, but first-round matches will now get underway on May 30.