World quantity two Simona Halep stated Wednesday she is going to play the WTA Prague clay courtroom event in August, including additional doubt to her participation within the US Open.
“Hello everybody. I am unable to wait to participate within the event within the magnificent metropolis of Prague. See you in August,” the reigning Wimbledon champion stated in a video message posted by the occasion organisers.
The Prague event runs from 10-16 August.
Halep may even play on the Palermo clay courtroom occasion from three August in what would be the first WTA competitors since skilled tennis was suspended in mid-March because of the coronavirus.
Halep has already hinted she is going to focus solely on European occasions this 12 months, cautious of the well being disaster in the USA which has left a query mark over the US Open in New York from August 31.
Halep’s dedication to the back-to-back clay courtroom tournaments would trace at her focussing on the rescheduled French Open which will get underneath manner in Paris on 27 September.
The Romanian received her first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros in 2018.