Tennis-Medvedev has no concerns about U.S. Open COVID precautions – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Russia’s Daniil Medvedev had no doubts about playing this year’s U.S. Open in New York despite the novel coronavirus pandemic causing several high-profile players to withdraw from both sides of the draw. FILE PHOTO: Aug 26, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, USA; Daniil Medvedev (RUS) walks off the court following his…

Tennis-Medvedev has no concerns about U.S. Open COVID precautions – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Russia’s Daniil Medvedev had no doubts about playing this year’s U.S. Open in New York despite the novel coronavirus pandemic causing several high-profile players to withdraw from both sides of the draw. FILE PHOTO: Aug 26, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, USA; Daniil Medvedev (RUS) walks off the court following his match against Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) in the Western & Southern Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY SportsThe world number five is the third seed in the men’s draw, behind Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem, for the Grand Slam tournament that starts on Monday. “I don’t think I ever really doubted playing here,” the 24-year-old told reporters at Flushing Meadows o
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