"This is a historic day for Spain... it means a new understanding of Europe."
Introduced during the early days of Spain's coronavirus crisis in March 2020, the measures have been repeatedly extended and were set to expire on May 9, when a national state of emergency ends.
Hundreds of bar owners are filing lawsuit against government.
"We are trying to convey a message that health comes first, then everything else."
The Madrid Open, which was scheduled to take place from Sept. 12-20, was cancelled on Tuesday due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the Spanish capital.