Rafael Nadal and many others took to social media to share their thoughts on the BNP Paribas Open's decision to cancel the 2020 edition. Rafael Nadal was hoping to keep the momentum going in 2020 after claiming the Acapulco title, but the three-time BNP Paribas Open champion is hopeful that his season will resume relatively soon.

The Spaniard took to Twitter to express his mood on Sunday from Indian Wells, saying he was sad but that he hoped that there would be solutions coming soon from the authorities.

“So sad for all that is happening around the world with this situation,” Nadal said on Twitter. “Hopefully soon solutions from the authorities. Stay all well and safe.”

The decision to cancel the 2020 BNP Paribas Open at the last second on Sunday left players scrambling and contemplating the financial costs and ranking costs, as well as the ongoing difficulty of the Coronavirus epidemic which is still growing and causing concern for the global community as a whole, and more specifically, the global sporting community.

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Here are some more reactions from the players. There was a mix of frustration, empathy and understanding coming from the members of the tour, with many expressing both empathy about the spread of the virus globally, but frustration that they weren’t kept in the loop by their respective tours.