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Champion Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open amid COVID-19 concerns

Mid-Day Wednesday, 5 August 2020
Defending champion Rafael Nadal has decided to pull out of this year's US Open amid concerns over COVID-19 pandemic.

"After many thoughts, I have decided not to play this year's US Open," Nadal said on Twitter on Tuesday. "The situation is very complicated worldwide, the COVID-19 cases are increasing, it looks like we still...
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Defending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open citing concernsover coronavirus. The four-time winner at Flushing Meadows does not want totravel to the United States for the event, which begins on August 31, whileCovid-19 cases are on the rise.

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