Paris Court of Appeals upholds ruling against Viagogo’s French Open ticket sales

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The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has welcomed a decision by a French Court to uphold a ruling that it was illegal for the secondary ticketing company Viagogo to list tickets for the French Open grand slam tournament at Roland-Garros.

The Paris Court of Appeals upheld an interim order issued by the Paris Crown Court on 6th April 2018 which found that the FFT is the sole legal seller of tickets for the event and that Viagogo must immediately stop offering tickets.

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