Coco Gauff Set To Miss Tokyo Olympics 2020 After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Coco Gauff Set To Miss Tokyo Olympics 2020 After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Tokyo, July 19: US tennis player Coco Gauff has tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics.

“I am so disappointed to share the that I have tested positive for COVID and won’t be able to play in the Olympic Games in Tokyo,” Gauff tweeted on Sunday. Roger Federer Pulls Out of , Says ‘Disappointed’ to Not Represent Switzerland.

“It has always been a dream of mine to represent the USA at the Olympics, and I hope there will be many more chances for me to make this come true in the future.” Alex De Minaur, Australia’s Top Tennis Player Tests COVID-19 Positive Ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020.

The 17-year-old lost to Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4 on Centre Court in the fourth round at Wimbledon earlier this month. It was the second time she had lost at that stage after her breakthrough run at the All England Club in 2019..

Gauff is No. 25 in the WTA rankings.

“We were saddened to learn that Coco Gauff has tested positive for COVID-19 and will therefore be unable to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games,” the US Tennis Association said in a statement.

“We wish her the best as she deals with this unfortunate situation and hope to see her back on the courts very soon. We know Coco will join all of us in rooting on the other Team USA who will be traveling to Japan and competing in the coming days.”

The Olympics start on Friday in Tokyo and run until August 8.

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