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Tennis celebrities continue to withdraw from US Open due to COVID-19

Tennis celebrities continue to withdraw from US Open due to COVID-19


Tennis celebrities continue to withdraw from US Open due to COVID-19


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2016 U.S. Open winner Swiss tennis player Stan Wawrinka has pulled out of the upcoming tournament, which is scheduled for August 31 to September 13, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wawrinka defeated Djokovic in the US Open final

“I don’t want to go to the United States under the current conditions, New York is in a special situation with the coronavirus. The tournament calendar after the US Open will be difficult, if the tournament in Washington had not been canceled, my choice could have been different. There are many questions related to with quarantine, there are also many doubts about the holding of the US Open “, – quotes the words of 35-year-old Stan, the Swiss radio station RTS.

Earlier, Australian Ashley Barty, Spaniard Rafael Nadal, Dutch Kiki Bertens, and Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova refused to participate in the tournament.

Wawrinka is the winner of the Australian Open (2014), France (2015) and the USA (2016), at Wimbledon his best result is reaching the quarterfinals (2014, 2015). The athlete, who is now in 17th place in the rating of the association, has 16 victories in ATP tournaments.

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