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Gasquet Says 'hard' To See US Open Going Ahead

Gasquet Says 'hard' To See US Open Going Ahead

Mumbai: Gasquet Says 'hard' To See US Open Going Ahead, Previous US Open semi-finalist Richard Gasquet said on Friday he was not feeling good to see how the current year's competition in New York could be played given the limitations forced due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The tennis season has been waiting since mid-March, with Roland Garros deferred, and Wimbledon lost.

The US Open is as yet planned to proceed, with the primary draw beginning on August 31, regardless of New York is the focal point of the infection episode in the United States.

"I think that its difficult to see for the US Open, everything is muddled. No one knows, it's hard to envision the US Open being held," Gasquet told AFP in front of the beginning of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown, occurring near Nice.

Gasquet Says 'hard' To See US Open Going Ahead

Gasquet Says 'hard' To See US Open Going Ahead
Gasquet Says 'hard' To See US Open Going Ahead

The ATP, which arranges the men's visit, held a video gathering with players on Wednesday to talk about provisional designs for the other 50% of a season that has been suspended until in any event the finish of July.

"Nothing came out of it," said Gasquet, who arrived at the last four at Flushing Meadows in 2013.

"Be that as it may, there's as yet two months to go. It's not possible for anyone, no doubt.

The (proposed) conditions are troublesome; however, it's doable. The sky is the limit." World number one Novak Djokovic a week ago portrayed the severe cleanliness limitations under which the US Open is probably going to be played as "outrageous" and "extremely inconceivable."

Gasquet Says 'hard' To See US Open Going Ahead
Gasquet Says 'hard' To See US Open Going Ahead

Players would be confined to their inns close to the competition scene with just a single individual from their care staff permitted.

"You show up over yonder, and you go to the lodging, you remain in your residence. There's no uncertainty about that.

It's typical, it's to ensure yourself as well as other people, so you don't do anything," said Gasquet, including he most dreaded the appearance of players from areas where the infection is as yet circling at a high rate.

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