US Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open, which is scheduled to originate on 27 September.
On Saturday, the Jap participant won her 2d US Open, and third Immense Slam title, with a 1-6 6-3 6-3 victory over Victoria Azarenka in Modern York.
She said in a commentary: “I’d now not be in a function to play on the French Open.
“My hamstring is gentle sore so I’d now not be pleased adequate time to put together for the clay. These two tournaments came too shut to every other for me.”
The 22-300 and sixty five days-ragged had her left hamstring wrapped in tape when she beat Azarenka within the excellent at Flushing Meadows.
The realm quantity three, who won the Australian Open in 2019, has by no way long gone beyond the third round at Roland Garros.
Earlier this month, world quantity one Ashleigh Barty launched she would now not protect her French Open title, pulling out of the tournament thanks to coronavirus restrictions.
Within the boys’s way, 20-time Immense Slam winner Roger Federer is basically the most high-profile absentee as he recovers from knee surgical treatment.
On Thursday, French Open organisers lower the different of fans allowed to attend daily of the tournament to 5,000 thanks to surging coronavirus figures within the country.
The Paris tournament used to be moved from its long-established originate date of 24 Would possibly perchance maybe well thanks to the pandemic.
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