The COVID-19 pandemic precipitated all types of sporting occasions to be suspended for a substantial period of time. The pandemic scenario eased a bit which resulted within the resumption of sports activities together with tennis. Though each occasion needed to observe strict guidelines and rules to cease the unfold of the virus. Nevertheless, quite a few gamers abstained from participating within the tournaments. Johanna Konta provides her identify to the checklist as she withdrew from the upcoming match.
The British skilled pulled out from the upcoming J&T Banka Ostrava Open 2020. The match might be commencing on October 19. Nevertheless, with the rising instances of Corona Virus, Johanna Konta determined to withdraw from the match.
The 29-year-old tennis skilled cited the well being hazards concerned in touring proper now. Konta’s choice to tug out means she gained’t be seen in motion this season.
“Johanna Konta’s season is over – she has pulled out of subsequent week’s WTA occasion in Ostrava as she doesn’t really feel snug touring with Covid instances on the rise“, the tweet learn.
Konta is among the six prime 20 gamers who’ve determined to not go to the match.
Johanna Konta this season
Johanna Konta had a fairly first rate season this 12 months. Though she had the chance to go additional in some tournaments, she faltered and needed to settle for the defeat.
The previous world quantity 4, confirmed some actual intent storming into the semi-finals of the Western and Southern Open. Coming back from the break, her efficiency was splendid. Nevertheless, she misplaced to Victoria Azarenka regardless of having an early benefit.
Her US Open 2020 efficiency was not on top of things. She confronted Sorana Cirstea of Romania who hander her the spherical of 64 defeat. As soon as once more Konta didn’t capitalize on the early set benefit.
After the American stint was over, she traveled to Europe for the Italian Open 2020 and the French Open 2020. In Rome, she went as much as the spherical of 16 and was defeated by Garbine Muguruza of Spain. Her promising lead to Rome sparked off the lamps of expectation as soon as once more. Nevertheless, disappointing everybody but once more, she took a first-round exit from the Roland Garros.