US Open 2019: Rising American teen Amanda Anisimova withdraws due to father Konstantin Anisimov's death, claims report

  • Rising American teenager Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the US Open following the death of her father and longtime coach Konstantin Anisimov.

  • The cause of death was unknown.

  • Konstantin and wife Olga moved to the US from Russia in 1998 and under his guidance, 17-year-old Amanda rose up the WTA ranks.

Rising American teenager Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the US Open following the death of her father and longtime coach Konstantin Anisimov, ESPN reported on Monday.

 US Open 2019: Rising American teen Amanda Anisimova withdraws due to father Konstantin Anisimovs death, claims report

File image of Amanda Anisimova. Reuters/Charles Platiau

The cause of death was unknown.

The World No 24 and 2017 US Open junior champion looked to be a danger in Flushing Meadows after she upset defending French Open champion Simona Halep to reach the semi-finals of that tournament earlier this year.

Konstantin and wife Olga moved to the US from Russia in 1998 and under his guidance, the 17-year-old rose up the WTA ranks.

Updated Date: Aug 20, 2019 12:22:11 IST