Reactions to Indian Wells Masters news: From Jamie Murray’s fears for the Tour to an Indian ‘Unwells’ pun

Indian Wells Masters overview

The 2020 Indian Wells Masters, or BNP Paribas Open if you like, “will not take place at this time” due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The main draw matches were due to start on Wednesday, but there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region and California health officials are taking no risks as they have declared a public health emergency for the Coachella Valley.

OFFICIAL: 2020 Indian Wells Masters called off over coronavirus fears, but tournament could be rescheduled

Of course, players, coaches, journalists and fans took to social media to share their thoughts.

First things first, Diego Schwartzman is peeved as he found out through social media.

Kirsten Flipkens also unimpressed.

And more from Flipkens.

Rafael Nadal says they are still deciding what’s next.

Jamie Murray concerned about the rest of the Tour.

Denis Shapovalov with a few words.

Sacha Bajin wants to know if they should’ve just held the tournament without any spectators.

And here is an answer for Bajin.

An interesting suggestion from Tennys Sandgren.


And then there was this reply after the above tweet.

Spare a thought for the unemployed like Mackenzie McDonald.

Of course the big question is, what will the tennis community do with all the free time?

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