Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open because of concerns over coronavirus

Published on August 4, 2020 - Duration: 00:33s

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open because of concerns over coronavirus

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open citing concernsover coronavirus.

The four-time winner at Flushing Meadows does not want totravel to the United States for the event, which begins on August 31, whileCovid-19 cases are on the rise.


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