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Simona Halep skips US Open after Prague title

Romanian tennis star Simona Halep won on Sunday her first title after a six-month break, at a WTA tournament in Prague. On Monday, however, she announced that she would not go to the US Open this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“After weighing up all the factors involved and with the exceptional circumstances in which we are living, I have decided that I will not travel to New York to play the @usopen,” Halep wrote on Twitter.

“I always said I would put my health at the heart of my decision and, therefore, I prefer to stay and train in Europe. I know the @usta and @WTA have worked tirelessly to put on a safe event and I wish everyone there a successful tournament,” she added.

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(Photo source: Mircea Nicolescu/Dreamstime.com)

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Romania Insider

Simona Halep skips US Open after Prague title

Romanian tennis star Simona Halep won on Sunday her first title after a six-month break, at a WTA tournament in Prague. On Monday, however, she announced that she would not go to the US Open this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“After weighing up all the factors involved and with the exceptional circumstances in which we are living, I have decided that I will not travel to New York to play the @usopen,” Halep wrote on Twitter.

“I always said I would put my health at the heart of my decision and, therefore, I prefer to stay and train in Europe. I know the @usta and @WTA have worked tirelessly to put on a safe event and I wish everyone there a successful tournament,” she added.

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(Photo source: Mircea Nicolescu/Dreamstime.com)

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