“I Have Concerns Too”- Ashleigh Barty Expresses Her Opinion Over US Open 2020

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World Number One Ashleigh Barty has to wait for hunting Grand Slam titles for a long while. However, her favorites Wimbledon canceled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Moreover, She is unable to defend her title at Roland Garros for the reason of postponement. Right now, Australian eyes on Hardcourt Grand Slam in the Flushing Meadows.     

French Open Reiging Ash Barty has joined the Top rank players concerned over the participating in the US Open 2020. Earlier, Simona Halep and her coach Cahill, Serena Williams’s coach Patrick Mouratoglou and also ATP Players Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic shared their view on the staging of the United States. 

“I have concerns too,” Barty said in an e-mail to The Associated Press. “I understand the tournaments are eager to run but keeping everyone safe has to be the priority.”

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“We Have To Make Sure It’s Safe To Do So First”- Ashleigh Barty

WHO Reports saying, from January 2020 to 15 June 2020, United States has been 2,057,838 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 115,112 deaths. In particular, New York City has been 388,096 confirmed cases with 30,605 deaths.

 Ash Barty explained that “she’s “still getting my head around what the tournament set up would be. I can’t wait to get back out there and play but we have to make sure it’s safe to do so first, not just for me but for my team. It’s tough to set goals, that’s for sure, (when) we still don’t really know what the rest of the year will look like, there is so much out of our control. When we have some certainty on the rest of the year, my team and I will sit down and set a few tennis goals.”

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Read More: “I Think It’s A Very Personal Decision” – Simona Halep Gives Her View On US Open

Although, the United States Open Tennis Championships has scheduled to begin on 31st August at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, Flushing Medows, New York. 


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