World quantity seven Alexander Zverev has mentioned he’s nonetheless not sure about travelling to New York amid the COVID-19 pandemic to play within the US Open.
Girls`s world primary Ash Barty and her fellow Australian Nick Kyrgios have mentioned they had been skipping the hardcourt Grand Slam, which begins on August 31 and will likely be performed with out spectators in a bio-secure `bubble`.
Zverev, who reached his maiden Grand Slam semi-final on the Australian Open this yr, advised the Tennis Majors web site he was undecided.
“I’ll see as a result of the state of affairs proper now within the US will not be that nice so I don`t know what we are going to resolve with my crew,” the 23-year-old added.
The German expressed, “I wish to play tournaments, however I believe the US proper now could be a little bit little bit of a humorous place.”
Zverev confronted criticism after a video appeared to indicate him dancing in a crowded membership on the finish of June, quickly after he mentioned he would self-isolate after taking part in in Novak Djokovic`s Adria Tour occasion, the place quite a few gamers examined optimistic for COVID-19.
“I believe simply see the way it develops over the following few weeks, if the instances go up (within the US), how the travelling will likely be and if it will likely be secure,” added Zverev.
“I’d to not go there if I don`t really feel secure, my crew doesn`t really feel secure. I`m nonetheless fairly younger however all people that’s concerned with me perhaps is a little bit bit older and so they`re in additional hazard than I’m.”