According to Amélie Moresmo, the new director of Roland-Garros, all grounds ought to be accomplished since tickets are sold out “more than 90-95%”. It guarantees a more snug stadium, with more area for the public and the gamers.
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“We will see all the stands full”rejoices Amélie Mauresmo, the new director of Roland-Garros, invited Thursday, May 12 on France Inter. The Grand Slam event shall be held from May 22 to June 5, after two years (2020 and 2021) marked by the Covid-19 disaster and well being restrictions.
“All land should be filled”hopes Amélie Mauresmo, since “tickets are over 90-95% sold out”at this stage. “It’s a real success” for the new director who’s making ready for the “challenge” of filling the stands from morning to night, even throughout the low moments of the competitors.
To keep away from these photos of empty stands throughout the lunch break, the event administration is launching “Annex Up” tickets, devoted to small posters on the annex courts however now permitting entry to the decrease stands of the Philippe-Chatrier court docket, “if the crowd is not there”. “There will be no miracle, but we are putting things in place”explains the former tennis champion.
The “evening sessions”, new for the 2021 version, shall be again for the 2022 version however with out a curfew or gauge, not like final 12 months. They will make it potential to accommodate 140,000 to 150,000 more spectators than a traditional pre-covid version, for a complete of 600,000 spectators anticipated.
The event shall be performed in a refurbished stadium, with “more space” for the public and the gamers. “We really want to support their well-being”, reacts Amélie Mauresmo, whereas the query of the psychological well being of the gamers imposed itself in the world of tennis after the determination of Naomi Osaka to go away Roland-Garros final 12 months, in full competitors, “to preserve oneself mentally”.