“I Don’t Imagine Her Three Weeks Without Her Daughter”- Serena’s Coach Unsure About Her Participation In The US Open


Serena Williams

Former World number one Serena Williams aims to play at the US Open this year. However, Coronavirus protocols are putting up the barricade on the road to Newyork City, said Serena Williams’s coach Patrick Mouratoglou. 

US Open organizers proposed protocols of hosting the tournament facing the huge opposition from the big players. Due to pandemic organizers set to roll out strict guidelines to payers. But these protocols were criticized by several tennis players.

Now, American tennis star Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou is also unsure about her participation in the US Open due to tight restrictions.

In the No Challenges Remaining podcast, Serena’s french coach said that “I think Serena will want to play US Open 100 percent, but I don’t know how she can go there with only one person. I don’t imagine her three weeks without her daughter, so maybe her daughter will coach her? I mean, she can only do better than me in Grand Slam finals.”

Serena Williams

The United States Tennis Association president Patrick Galbraith said that decisions on the staging of the US Open must be made next week. But the home country star player participation is uncertain if the US Open takes place. Serena, who celebrating 39th birthday on September 26, needed to win one more Grand Slam to equal the Margaret Courts (24) all-time highest Grand Slam win list.

Top Players Cast Doubt Over US Open

Due to injury, Swiss Star Roger Federer will not play in the remaining 2020. And more possibility is that Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain will not play in years last Grand Slam. Djokovic said that such limitations are too difficult. Two time Grand Slam Champion Simona Halep’s coach Darren Cahill also said that, her participation in doubt.

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Because of pandemic tennis tours canceled from mid-march. two Grand Slam events were affected. Wimbledon canceled for the first time since 1945. And hosting the French Open is still unknown. The US Open is scheduled to begin on August 31. And also, the Tokyo Olympics postponed for next year as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak.


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