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Rafael Nadal Pulls Out Of U.S. Open Over COVID-19 Concerns

TMZ.com Tuesday, 4 August 2020
Rafael Nadal is officially OUT of the U.S. Open ... the tennis legend said Tuesday it's just too damn unsafe for him to travel to America during the COVID-19 pandemic. "The situation is very complicated worldwide," Nadal wrote in a statement. "The…
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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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