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US Open: Simona Halep yet to decide on participation, but dreads ‘tough conditions’ posed by event
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US Open: Simona Halep yet to decide on participation, but dreads ‘tough conditions’ posed by event

Ashleigh Barty has said she is skipping the US Open amid the virus spread, just like Kiki Bertens, Elina Svitolina or Rafael Nadal, and Simona Halep said she will make a decision on her participation soon.

US Open 2020: Former champion Stan Wawrinka confirms he's skipping tournament due to 'health situation in New York'
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US Open 2020: Former champion Stan Wawrinka confirms he's skipping tournament due to 'health situation in New York'

Wawrinka, the US Open winner in 2016, was already missing from the entry list along with four-time champion Rafael Nadal.

US Open 2020: No set guidelines for calling off Grand Slam by USTA if COVID-19 outbreak
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US Open 2020: No set guidelines for calling off Grand Slam by USTA if COVID-19 outbreak

USTA spokesman Chris Widmaier said his group and its representatives are in touch with the WTA, ATP, the French tennis federation and government officials in Italy and France about quarantine concerns.

US Open: Karolina Pliskova goes against the trend of withdrawals, says she's looking forward to Major
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US Open: Karolina Pliskova goes against the trend of withdrawals, says she's looking forward to Major

Karolina Pliskova's words are in stark contrast to a series of withdrawals from the tournament held in a country which has been hit the worst by the COVID-19 pandemic.

US Open 2020: Former champions Andy Murray, Kim Clijsters receive wild card entry for upcoming Grand Slam
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US Open 2020: Former champions Andy Murray, Kim Clijsters receive wild card entry for upcoming Grand Slam

Former world number one Murray, currently ranked 129 after a lengthy period battling a hip injury, narrowly missed direct entry.

Roland Garros 2020: 'Slim to none' Nick Kyrgios unlikely to feature at Parisian Grand Slam
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Roland Garros 2020: 'Slim to none' Nick Kyrgios unlikely to feature at Parisian Grand Slam

Kyrgios said: "I'm going to use this (time) to stay home, train, be with my family, be with my friends and I'm just going to act responsibly, and wait till I think there's better circumstances to play."

US Open 2020 singles champions to get $850K less prize money due to financial effects of coronavirus
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US Open 2020 singles champions to get $850K less prize money due to financial effects of coronavirus

First-round singles prize money at the US Open is going up 5 percent, from $58,000 to $61,000, the only level where there is a jump.

Rafael Nadal still preparing to play at Roland Garros next month despite withdrawal from US Open
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Rafael Nadal still preparing to play at Roland Garros next month despite withdrawal from US Open

Nadal, who would be going for a record-extending 13th title at Roland Garros, was asked if he thinks the tournament will go ahead. "I trust it will yes, it is in my mind and I am preparing for it," he said,

US Open 2020: India's Sumit Nagal gets direct entry into singles main draw of Grand Slam
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US Open 2020: India's Sumit Nagal gets direct entry into singles main draw of Grand Slam

It will be Nagal's second appearance at the US Open, starting 31 August, and he is the only Indian in the men's field with Prajnesh Gunneswaran, ranked 132, missing out.

US Open 2020: Nick Kyrgios to skip Flushing Meadows Grand Slam due to coronavirus concerns
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US Open 2020: Nick Kyrgios to skip Flushing Meadows Grand Slam due to coronavirus concerns

Kyrgios said in an Instagram post on Sunday that he had no problem with the United States Tennis Association proceeding with its plans to hold the tournament from 31 August to 13 September.

United States Tennis Association says US Open preparations still on despite spike in COVID-19 cases
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United States Tennis Association says US Open preparations still on despite spike in COVID-19 cases

The US Open — usually the year’s last Grand Slam tournament, but the second of 2020 because of the pandemic — is scheduled to run 31 August to 13 September.

Naomi Osaka to play both US Open as well as tuneup event before Grand Slam, says player’s agent
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Naomi Osaka to play both US Open as well as tuneup event before Grand Slam, says player’s agent

Osaka's agent, Stuart Duguid, said Thursday that the former No 1-ranked player will enter both tournaments the US Tennis Association is holding in Flushing Meadows.

US Open: Top-ranked Australian Ashleigh Barty pulls out of New York major, cites travel concerns
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US Open: Top-ranked Australian Ashleigh Barty pulls out of New York major, cites travel concerns

Ashleigh Barty, 24, is the most high-profile player so far to opt out of the 31 August - 13 September Grand Slam tournament in New York because of the global health crisis

'Apprehensive' Andy Murray says he is getting ready mentally to play at US Open 2020
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'Apprehensive' Andy Murray says he is getting ready mentally to play at US Open 2020

The US Open, which is due to start on 31 August, will be held without spectators, and organisers are planning to set up a strict bio-security “bubble” around the tournament to mitigate the risk of contracting the virus.

ATP Tour announce cancellation of Citi Open in Washington, uncertainty remains over US Open
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ATP Tour announce cancellation of Citi Open in Washington, uncertainty remains over US Open

Citi Open, scheduled to hold only the men's event in 2020, has now been cancelled owing to uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

No handshakes, no talking into the ball: Divij Sharan enters 'new normal' of competitive doubles tennis in UK
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No handshakes, no talking into the ball: Divij Sharan enters 'new normal' of competitive doubles tennis in UK

Divij Sharan returned to competitive tennis for the first time since March. He played three matches alongside Vijay Sundar Prashanth on the British Tour in London.

Novak Djokovic accuses critics of 'witch-hunt' after Adria Tour, undecided on participating at US Open
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Novak Djokovic accuses critics of 'witch-hunt' after Adria Tour, undecided on participating at US Open

Djokovic, who tested positive for COVID-19 after the Adria Tour’s second leg in Croatia, pulled no punches in slamming his peers and pundits who said he was irresponsible to stage the event amid the pandemic.

Busy revised ATP calendar not safe for players, says three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray
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Busy revised ATP calendar not safe for players, says three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray

The ATP tour, which was suspended in March due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, is set to restart on 14 August with the Citi Open, followed by the Cincinnati Masters, which will be held at Flushing Meadows before the US Open.

Novak Djokovic goes from aiding lower ranked players to endangering countless in miserably quick fall as role model
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Novak Djokovic goes from aiding lower ranked players to endangering countless in miserably quick fall as role model

Djokovic is not being berated for failing to live up to the lofty expectations that come with the territory of being an all-time great; he is being slammed because he behaved like a stupid, selfish jerk.

When tennis returns: No fans in stands, reduced prize money, rustiness and travel concerns
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When tennis returns: No fans in stands, reduced prize money, rustiness and travel concerns

Now that there is a plan in place for top-level tennis to resume - starting in August in Italy, then Washington, with Grand Slam action to follow in New York, then Paris, assuming the COVID-19 outbreak allows - it's time to consider ways in which the sport will look different.