World No 1 Novak Djokovic stays to be on the fence about travelling to take part contained contained within the 2020 US Open.
The hard-court Grand Slam was given the inexperienced delicate to go forward from 31 August to 13 September, nonetheless the event is additional further vulnerable to be staged with none followers whereas strict appropriately being and security protocols is additional further vulnerable to be launched.
Nonetheless, there was an unlimited enhance contained contained within the variety of Covid-19 circumstances contained contained within the nation in latest weeks, elevating parts about plans to stage the US Open.
World No 2 Rafael Nadal earlier this week dedicated to the Madrid Open to throw the defence of his US Open title into query, and now Djokovic has furthermore admitted he’s not positive about his involvement at Flushing Meadows.
“I nonetheless have not determined whether or not or not or not or not or not or not or not I’ll play contained contained within the US Open, the upsurge in registered Covid-19 circumstances all by way of the US and New York notably aren’t collaborating in into the occasion’s arms,” he educated Serbia’s Sportski Zurna.
“I plan to play Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros in September.”
Djokovic, although, says the US Tennis Affiliation’s makes an try to get the game going as shortly as additional has his backing.
“I fully assist the USTA have to protect tournaments in Washington, Cincinnati and the US Open, on account of it is vitally essential for survival of many tennis professionals,” the 17-time Grand Slam winner talked about.
“Like everybody, we’re going by financial difficulties. Personally, I’ve not obtained that kind of stress that the others truly really truly really truly actually really feel and naturally I perceive them on account of overwhelming majority should play now and earn cash.
“I salute to the efforts being made to carry tournaments, notably contained contained within the USA and in Europe, regardless of this massive disaster, nonetheless there’s a prohibit to every half.”
– TEAMtalk media