The US Open continues to accumulate notable casualties a few days before the start of the final draw of the tournament on August 30. An appointment in which Rafa Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Roger Federer or Serena Williams among others will not be.
In the last Grand Slam of the season, the American Sofia Kenin will not be either, champion of the Australian Open 2020, who through her social networks announced that she will not be in the tournament after having tested positive for coronavirus. “Hello guys. I have some bad news. I have recently tested positive for Covid-19. Fortunately I am vaccinated and therefore my symptoms have been mild. However, I have continued to test positive in the last tests and I won’t be able to compete in the US Open next week. “
Kenin also ensures that he will continue working to get to the tournaments at the end of the season in the best possible way. “I have planned to spend the next few weeks staying healthy and preparing well to play in the fall. Thank you so much for supporting me. I want to wish all the players the best of luck in New York. “