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French Open criticized for 'selfish, arrogant' rescheduling amid coronavirus outbreak

(CNN)Organizers of the French Open have been criticized for rescheduling the tournament amid the coronavirus outbreak.The second grand slam of the tennis season was moved Tuesday from its original May 18 start date to run between September 20 and October 4.However, players and tour organizers say the decision -- taken by French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli -- was made without consulting them.Vasek Pospisil, a member of the ATP player council, told the New York Times that the decision "come(s) literally out of the blue" for the tour.READ: 'No need for drastic decisions at this stage,' say Olympic organizers ahead of Tokyo 2020"That's insane," the Canadian said. "These are really rough times, unprecedented times, and this j ...
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