Guillaume Eisner, posted on Saturday April 10, 2021 at 8:30 pm.
Before the start of the 1000 Monte Carlo Masters, David Goffin took his place in front of the media on Saturday. On this occasion, the Belgian expressed his reaction to the delay of the Roland Garros Championship by a week.
David Goffin comes to Monte-Carlo with the will to end his winning streak of three-game losing streak. A special tournament for the Belgian resident in the emirate. Before entering the quarrel against Marin Cilic, the 14th in the world presented himself at a press conference on Saturday. He did not hide his enthusiasm to start the season on Ocher. And whoever says the earth, says Roland Garros. He used his media appearances to express his reaction to the postponement of the second Grand Slam tournament by a week. “It surprised me to postpone Roland Garros, especially for a week, it didn’t change much … But maybe for them, it changes in the sense that on that date, they can welcome the crowd,” he replied baffled. If the New Thirty understood the decision from Roland-Garros’ point of view, he did not hide his disappointment at the effect this change in the calendar would have on tournaments on turf.
Goffin thinks about the heroics affected
Events in Stuttgart (ATP), Sirtogenbosch (ATP and WTA) and Nottingham (WTA) are scheduled to begin on Monday 7 June, the day after the preliminary date of the French Open men’s tennis final. “The shame is that the weed season is going to come to an end. That week there was Stuttgart and Sertogenbosch, it’s hard to survive. These are the tournaments that I like to play to prepare for ATP 500 in Halle and then Wimbledon. It would be a little different, but in absolute terms not) It changes a lot. ” The man with five career titles is not the only one who has championed tournaments hurt by the delay. Alize Cornet was angry when she heard about formalization. “It’s a very selfish decision. The schedule will suffer. I understand these are not easy times for the tournament, but we have to think about the players and the calendar, especially all the tournaments involved,” she responded on TV this week in the United States.