Coco Gauff says she “positively” plans to compete on the Tokyo Olympics after incomes a spot on the U.S. workforce together with her run to the French Open quarterfinals.
The 17-year-old Gauff stated she doesn’t have any issues about going to Japan for subsequent month’s Tokyo Video games.
She additionally acknowledged she hasn’t “actually thought of it but.”
The Olympics have been postponed final 12 months due to the pandemic and there are issues now concerning the coronavirus in Tokyo. Some tennis gamers have expressed reservations and French Open semifinalist Tamara Zidansek stated she is not going to 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 ladies 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 concerning the Tokyo Video games after her quarterfinal loss to Barbora Krejcikova at Roland Garros on Wednesday. She says “I’m positively planning on enjoying the Olympics. … I’m excited to play.”