Australian player Ashleigh Barty, winner of the Grand slam tournament and the first racket of the world, refused to participate in the championship of the US Open, fearing to be infected with the coronavirus.
In a statement, athletes, published by the Australian Associated Press, says she doesn’t want to jeopardize infecting your team and yourself, so refuses tennis tournament in new York and the US Open.
it is Noted that the participation in the Open championship of France and other European tournaments Barty has not yet made a decision.
Earlier it was cancelled Citi Open tournament category 500, which was to begin in Washington on 14 August. The US Open has not been cancelled on schedule it should start on August 31. In addition, China abolished the ATP and WTA tournaments.