Tennis.-Tennis/US The German Angelique Kerber withdraws from the US Open for being pregnant


“I really wanted to play the US Open, but I finally decided that two against one is not a fair competition,” Kerber said on his official ‘Twitter’ account, adding the emoticon of a baby bottle.

The former world number one will take “a break from traveling the world for the next few months”, although she is clear that it is “for the best possible reason”. “New York has often been a turning point in my career and I feel like this year will be no different in any way,” she admitted.

“From restarting my career in 2011 to winning the title in 2016 and becoming No. 1 in the world, the US Open holds a special place in my heart and I wish I could say goodbye to all of you on the court before I’m off tour. for a while,” he added.

Finally, Kerber stressed that being a “professional athlete means everything” to her, but that she is “grateful for the new path” she is going to take. “To be honest, I’m nervous and excited at the same time. Thank you for her continued support, it means the world to me,” she said.


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