Fans will be back en masse at Roland Garros on Wednesday, with the tennis faithful all required to arrive with a COVID health pass.

Wednesday will be a day of celebration with an eager public allowed onto the grounds bearing either a COVID vaccination QR code or a test certificate issued up to 48 hours earlier.

Officials are planning on the big return, with two women’s quarter-finals and one men’s in the day session and a second men’s quarter at night in front of 5,000.

The current 9 p.m. Paris curfew which has kept the Chatrier stadium empty since last week will be slipped to a more tennis-friendly 11p.m. 

Social distancing and masks will still prevail; the night session will begin on hour earlier at 8 p.m.

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