Serena William going to play this year’s US Open on Wednesday. The Us Tennis Association officials said that they can safely stage the first Grand Slam since the coronavirus pandemic shutdown.
The top men’s stars questioning the wisdom of staging the event. For that, the USTA said the tournament will be held on August 31 to September 13 without any spectators at New York’s National Tennis Center. But which in April it became a temporary hospital facility to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Serena talks about playing in the US Open in the current situation :
I am very eager to take part in the US Open Tournament. Really I can’t wait to return to the US Open 2020. I think USTA is good to take good safety measures and they did a very good job of ensuring everyone is going to be safe. We are going to play without any fear and that was really a great job. This is crazy and I’m very excited. Likewise, she shared a video message.
Due to coronavirus, the Wimbledon was cancelled after 75 years and the French Open Tennis was also postponed until September.
The week before the US was announced that they are going to make a test for each and every player and their entourage. Williams will be going to chase her 24th Grand Slam singles title to match Margaret Court’s all-time record.
The US Open tournament director Stacey All aster said that it’s going to be great and exciting tennis for our fans around the world. I’m confident that all the players want to return to play.
He also added that players will be tested for Covid19 when they arrive at the tournament hotel, which opens August 15. The US Open will have its regular draw of 128 players in men’s and women’s singles. Double will have only 32 duos instead of 64. All the players will play only doubles. There will be the right wildcard. The only adult will be used to retrieve balls with a reduced number used on outer courts. The Only telecaster will be permitted on site.
Test type is a nasal swab test. The test will be taken every 24 hours to confirm positives. Those who are getting the result positive will be required to quarantine outside the event bubble.
This year US Open will be going to a new experience for the fans. But this is a correct decision. Due to these measures, the Sportspeople and their fans are also able to enjoy the match fearlessly.
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