PARIS — Coco Gauff says she “positively” plans to compete on the Tokyo Olympics after incomes a spot on the U.S. workforce along with her run to the French Open quarterfinals.
The 17-year-old Gauff mentioned she would not have any issues about going to Japan for subsequent month’s Tokyo Video games.
She additionally acknowledged she hasn’t “actually considered it but.”
The Olympics have been postponed final yr due to the pandemic and there are issues now in regards to the coronavirus in Tokyo. Some tennis gamers have expressed reservations and French Open semifinalist Tamara Zidansek mentioned she won’t take part within the Olympics for Slovenia.
The WTA and ATP rankings after the French Open ends Sunday will assist decide which gamers are eligible to compete in Japan.
Every nation can ship as much as 4 males and 4 girls to compete in singles and Gauff’s career-best Grand Slam exhibiting in Paris moved her into place to go to the Olympics.
She was requested in regards to the Tokyo Video games after her quarterfinal loss to Barbora Krejcikova at Roland Garros on Wednesday. She says “I am positively planning on enjoying the Olympics. … I am excited to play.”