Kei Nishikori’s hopes of taking part in at the U.S. Open have faded even more right after the Japanese former globe quantity 4 exposed he had examined good for COVID-19 for a 2nd time.
The thirty-12 months-outdated, a finalist at Flushing Meadows in 2014, withdrew from the Western & Southern Open hardcourt warm-up right after his to start with good check final week.
“Just a very little update, I just took one more COVID check and am even now good. I have incredibly minimum signs and am staying in complete isolation in Florida,” Nishikori posted on social media late on Friday.
“The subsequent check will be early subsequent week at which time we will update you with a lot more details.”
Nishikori, who has been staying at the IMG Academy in Florida, has loved his best Grand Slam accomplishment at the US Open, reaching the semi-finals in 2016 and 2018 in addition to his reduction to Marin Cilic in the 2014 title-decider.
The U.S. Open commences on Aug. 31 but a string of major gamers have withdrawn in excess of fears of contracting the novel coronavirus, which has contaminated a lot more than five.six million people today and killed 175,397 in the United States.
Defending champions Rafa Nadal and Bianca Andreescu as very well as women’s globe quantity 1 Ash Barty are amongst individuals who have made the decision not to travel to New York.