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The first racket of the world Ashleigh Barty announced that will miss the US Open. Reason for the decision of the Australian — pandemic coronavirus.
“My team and I decided that this year not going to the USA on the Western & Southern Open and US Open. I like both tournaments, so the decision was not easy, but there are still serious risks associated with the coronavirus, and I feel uncomfortable to put yourself and your team in that position.
I will make a decision on the participation of the Open championship of France and other European tournaments in the coming weeks” — quoted Barty Heraldsun.
The U.S. open will be held from 31 August to 13 September.