Former World No 1 Chris Evert reckons Novak Djokovic may “need to take revenue” if a wide range of prime gamers determine to sit down out the event.
The hard-court Grand Slam is in the intervening time scheduled to happen at Flushing Meadows from 31 August-13 September, nonetheless will probably be carried out with out spectators and with stringent successfully being and security measures in place.
Among the many many largest stars of the sport, together with Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, have expressed points about having enjoyable with in america as a result of current spike in coronavirus circumstances and the strict protocols.
Evert believes somebody like Nadal may be elevated off preparing for the French Open, which takes place straight after the US Open, nonetheless thinks Djokovic may be lured into touring to America as he seems to edge nearer to Roger Federer and Nadal all through the race for mainly primarily probably the most Grand Slams.
“I ponder if Nadal goes to take that probability of coming over correct proper right here [to the United States], having enjoyable with on exhausting courts, possibly getting injured, possibly not even worthwhile it when he may merely maintain in Europe and practise on the clay,” she acknowledged in an interview with Ubitennis.
“If Djokovic sees Nadal and Federer and possibly only a few utterly totally different gamers not having enjoyable with, and he is chasing the numbers, would not he need to benefit from that and could be discovered over and win it?”
– TEAMtalk media