“This Decision Was Not Easy Make”- Karen Khachanov Decides To Play At The US Open 2020


Karen Khachanov

In the middle of the top player’s withdrawal announcements, the former World No.08 Karen Khachanov is ready to play at the US Open 2020. He also sends wishes to the US Open organizers for their great work on tennis comeback.  

Moreover, the Russian turned into a professional player in 2013. Karen won his first ATP singles title at Chengdu Open in 2016. And also, He overcame Novak Djokovic in the straight sets to lift his first Masters’ tournament title in the 2018 Paris Master, France. In July 2019, Karen Khachanov highest-ranked number eight in the ATP ranking table. 

Karen Khachanov

“I am Excited To Finally Come Back”- Karen Khachanov 

While many top players are not ready to travel to US Open 2020, World No.15 Khachanov and his team have decided to fly to the United States for Cincinnati Open and New York majors.

Moreover, Karen wrote on his recent Twitter post, “I am finally happy to confirm that I will take part in @CincyTennis and @usopen. This decision was not easy to make, but together with my team, we decided to go by taking into consideration the risks.”

Karen Khachanov

Khachanov also added, “I know that COVID-19 is not gone yet and some countries are still struggling with the virus. But I am excited to finally come back to competition and playing the game that I love.” 

“All my respect to the organizers, ATP, and @usta. They are doing everything for tennis to come back!”, the 24 years-old Russian Concluded.

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While Karen Grand Slam’s best performance is quarterfinals at the 2019 Roland Garros, he played until the 3rd round at the 2018 US Open. Moreover, Khachanov did not make a second-round appearance in last year’s major event in NYC. In addition to this, He participated in the Berlin exhibition tournaments during a long tennis break.  


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