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Tennis: Nishikori to skip U.S. Open, tests negative for coronavirus

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Japan’s Kei Nishikori stated Wednesday on his main application that he will certainly skip the U.S. Open in spite of screening negative for the story coronavirus, mentioning an absence of technique for the competition slated to start following week.

The 30-year-old stated on Aug. 16 that he checked favorable for the coronavirus as well as took out of the Western as well as Southern Open, a U.S. Open workout occasion relocated to New York from its typical location in Cincinnati.

Kei Nishikori of Japan techniques in advance of his third-round songs match versus Alex de Minaur of Australia at the U.S. Open tennis competition in New York on Aug. 30, 2019. (Kyodo)

Nishikori likewise disclosed last weekend break that he checked favorable once more for the infection, making it extremely not likely that he would certainly play in the U.S. Open in New York arranged to be held from Monday to Sept. 13.

The Japanese had his career-best Grand Slam result at the U.S. Open in 2014, when he completed runner-up.

He got to the semifinals in his last 2 looks at the year’s last Grand Slam, in 2016 as well as 2018.



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