Is Roger Federer playing the US Open 2021?
Why Serena Williams, Roger Federer, other tennis stars aren’t playing in 2021 US Open. The final major of the 2021 season is here. Beginning Aug. 30, the tennis world will turn its attention to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., for the U.S. Open.
Why is Federer not playing US Open 2021?
Roger Federer will not have a shot to make history at the upcoming 2021 US Open in New York. On Sunday, the tennis star announced that he is withdrawing from the tournament. The 40-year-old sited a third surgery on his right knee as the reason he will be unable to compete in the tournament.
Is Roger Federer playing in the US Open 2020?
Defending champ Dominic Thiem will not play; neither will Rafael Nadal. In fact, Nadal, Roger Federer and Serena Williams — who have a combined 15 U.S. Open titles — are all out. This will be the first time since 1997 that none of the three are in the tournament.
Why is Federer not playing US Open?
The 40-year Swiss star announced Aug. 15 on Instagram that he underwent knee surgery — the third on his right knee — and would miss a considerable amount of time. The 20-time Grand Slam champ is hoping to return but understands how difficult it will be to come back once more.
Who is not playing US Open 2021?
Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal pulled out of US Open and rest of the 2021 season due to a foot injury. The Spaniard also missed Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics to get some rest after a hectic clay court season. Interestingly, Nadal had won the US Open the last time he played here in 2019.
Will the US tennis Open be played in 2021?
It was held on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York City….2021 US Open (tennis)
|2021 US Open|
|Date||August 30 – September 12|
|Category||Grand Slam (ITF)|
Is Nadal in US Open 2021?
On Friday, Nadal announced that he will not compete in the US Open and miss the rest of the 2021 season due to a chronic foot injury. Nadal has dealt with the foot injury since 2005 with great success, but the injury has severely hindered the 35-year old from Spain in the past year.
Is Nadal playing at US Open 2021?
Nadal withdrew from the US Open and ended his season last week due to a foot injury. The Spaniard missed out on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and finishes the season without a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016. Available on Eurosport app.
Who’s playing US Open 2021?
Daniil Medvedev defeated Novak Djokovic in the final, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 to win the men’s singles tennis title at the 2021 US Open. It was his first major title and he only lost one set en route, against Botic van de Zandschulp in the quarterfinals….Section 1.
|First round||A de Minaur|