John McEnroe will not be in Paris later this month for the French Open.
The tennis legend and NBC commentator has confirmed the US TV station will work remotely from a study in Connecticut for the duration of the tournament.
“From my understanding, with logistics and concern about COVID-19, at this time no one is going,” McEnroe told The New York Post.
McEnroe said he felt for the players at the US Open this year, with no fans and no atmosphere to help them.
“It’s completely bizarre and surreal, calling matches and walking around and nobody’s there. You can never have imagined not only tennis, but all sports would be doing this right now,” he said.
“I’m not the one out there. It’s a lot tougher for players than it is for me. I think there’s a similarity that commentators feed off energy.”