Marketa Vondrousova has examined optimistic for coronavirus and won’t play subsequent week’s occasion at Ostrava, the event introduced.
The 21-year-old from the Czech Republic would have been amongst a lot of crowd favorites on the occasion, like high seed Karolina Pliskova.
“I am dissatisfied, however there’s nothing I can do,” stated Vondrousova in a press release, including that she does “really feel fairly good” bodily.
Unhappy information for Czech followers.
Marketa Vondrousova needed to pull out on the final minute as a result of her COVID-19 take a look at got here out optimistic.
“I am dissatisfied, however there’s nothing I can do. I really feel fairly good, so hopefully it should keep that means,” stated Vondroušová.
GET WELL SOON, Maky! pic.twitter.com/l7dhaC6bIo
— J&T Banka Ostrava Open 2020 (@JTBankaOpen) October 16, 2020
In September, the world No. 20 and 2019 Roland Garros finalist reached the semifinals in Rome, however was ousted within the first spherical of Roland Garros by eventual champion Iga Swiatek.
Vondrousova’s spot within the Ostrava draw has been crammed by fellow Czech Barbora Strycova.
Different gamers who’ve withdrawn from the occasion embody Petra Kvitova, Johanna Konta and Angelique Kerber—together with Sloane Stephens in qualifying—although as a consequence of damage or scheduling selections.
The event additionally introduced that Coco Gauff has been given a wildcard into qualifying.
The occasion is being performed with no spectators.
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