Mon. Sep 28th, 2020
Reuters


World No. 2 girls’s singles star Simona Halep mentioned she is not going to journey to New York to function in US Open 2020 within the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Simona Halep pulls out of US Open 2020 over coronavirus considerations (Reuters Picture)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Simona Halep pulls out of US Open 2020, scheduled to be held from August 31
  • I at all times mentioned I’d put my well being on the coronary heart of my resolution: Halep on US Open pull out
  • A number of main stars, together with Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka, have opted out of US Open 2020

World quantity two Simona Halep of Romania is not going to journey to New York to participate within the U.S. Open resulting from COVID-19 considerations, she mentioned on Monday.

“After weighing up all of the elements concerned and with the distinctive circumstances wherein we live, I’ve determined that I cannot journey to New York to play the U.S. Open,” Halep, the reigning Wimbledon champion, wrote on Twitter.

“I at all times mentioned I’d put my well being on the coronary heart of my resolution and I subsequently desire to remain and prepare in Europe. I do know the USTA and WTA have labored tirelessly to placed on a protected occasion and I want everybody there a profitable event.”

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