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Naomi Osaka set to play in US Open

Tokyo, Jul 31 (Agencies) | Publish Date: 7/31/2020 1:11:14 PM IST

Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka is planning to play at the U.S. Open and the hard-court tuneup at the same site earlier in August.

Osaka’s agent, Stuart Duguid, said that the former No. 1-ranked player will enter both tournaments the U.S. Tennis Association is holding in Flushing Meadows.

The current No. 1 woman, Ash Barty, withdrew from the U.S. Open because she’s not comfortable with travelling during the coronavirus pandemic. The Grand Slam tournament is scheduled for August 31 to September 13.

Osaka was not on the entry list announced Wednesday for the Western & Southern Open, which is scheduled for August 20-28 and was moved from Cincinnati to the same hard courts at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center that host the U.S. Open. But she can still get in via a wild-card invitation.

No sanctioned professional tennis events have been played since March because of the coronavirus. Both the women’s and men’s tours plan to return in August. 

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