US Open Tennis in spite of Corona: Djokovic wants to play

The Serbian tennis Pro Novak Djokovic has confirmed his attendance at the US Open. Unlike his Spanish rival Rafael Nadal in the world rankings will compete Firs

US Open Tennis in spite of Corona: Djokovic wants to play

The Serbian tennis Pro Novak Djokovic has confirmed his attendance at the US Open. Unlike his Spanish rival Rafael Nadal in the world rankings will compete First at the first Grand Slam tournament to be the Coronavirus-forced break, and on Saturday travel to New York, as he confirmed on his website. "It was not an easy decision with all the obstacles and challenges, but the prospect of a competition excites me a lot," wrote Djokovic on Thursday.

The US Open, should, in spite of the Coronavirus pandemic, without an audience of 31. August 13. September take place. Earlier, Djokovic is already participating in the Masters tournament in Cincinnati, which moved to New York. Nadal was due to security, the America-cancelled trip concerns, the Swiss Roger Federer missing due to his knee operations.

In the absence of the other two top stars Djokovic has the best prospects, at the US Open, its 18. To win a Grand Slam title and to its competitors and come closer. To triumphed the beginning of the year, the 33-Year-old at the Australian Open in Melbourne. In the Corona-break, Djokovic made with the co-organized by the controversial Adriatic Tour for negative headlines.

Görges would not be called

feel, However, Julia Görges, has good reasons for their renunciation of the US Open. You would not "feel comfortable travelling given the high Covid-19-Figures to New York and me and my Team to any unnecessary risk," said the 31-Year-old from Bad Oldesloe, Germany with Sport1.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 10:19

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