Rafael Nadal won't play the US Open because of the Covid spread. It will force to wait longer for Roger Federer's record of Grand Slam titles.

Covid-19: Defending Champion Rafael Nadal Won’t Play in US Open

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Defending champion Rafael Nadal will not play the US Open because of the Covid spread. It will force him to wait longer for Roger Federer’s record of Grand Slam titles. Nadal informed his decision on Tuesday in a series of tweets.

He said that the situation is not good. However, the Covid-19 cases are rising. In fact, we could not control it at least for the next few months.  He said that he did not want to take this decision, but cannot travel under these conditions.

It surprises nobody on Nadal’s decision because the Spanish player said in a statement in June that he would think about playing in the US Open only when the conditions are safe to play.

Star tennis player Nick Kyrgios has stepped back from US open on because of Covid infection. Roger Federer likewise won’t play in this tournament because of the knee operation.

Earlier, her Australian partner and world number one female player Ashleigh Barty also pulled out from the tournament at Flushing Mids. China’s top female player Wang Qiang has also dropped out of this tournament and other matches in the US. The US Open will start from August 31st to September 13th in New York.

US Open

The US Open will start in New York from 31st August to 13th September. Ending one week before the French Open (27th September to 11th October).

Worldwide Epidemic Corona Spread:

In fact, 18,693,259 people have infected all over the world. While 703,380 people have died because of this virus. United States ranks first, Brazil second and India third in case of infected Covid-19 cases.

In fact, in terms of the number of deaths because of this epidemic, America is first place, Brazil is second, Mexico at third and Britain is in fourth place. India is in fifth place in the number of deaths.

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