Stan Wawrinka is one of the Top 20 players who will be absent from the tour of the United States and explained his decision in statements to RTS translated into Spanish by Punto de Break: “I do not want to travel to the United States in these conditions. things are very bad because of the coronavirus and I am not going to expose myself. In addition, the tour of tournaments that will come later in Europe will be very hard and therefore you have to prepare very well and avoid not congesting the calendar too much. If Washington had stayed in Maybe the calendar would have changed my mind and I would have traveled to the United States. Finally that contest was suspended and if we add the uncertainty that there is with the quarantine issue, I decided not to travel. There are still many questions and doubts about the celebration of the US Open ” .
The Swiss also referred to the decision to return in minor tournaments: “At the moment I feel very well physically and mentally. I decided to enroll in two Challengers tournaments in the Czech Republic in order to gain competitive rhythm sooner. of the great earth tournaments that will take place in Rome and Paris “.
Finally, the champion of three Grand Slam tournaments spoke about when normality will return to tennis: “Tennis will be the last sport to return to normal. Previously there have been some exhibitions in which things have gone well and in others Not so much. Many blamed Novak for what happened on the Adria Tour, but he only followed the health regulations of the country in question. As he is number one in the world, he takes more responsibility than any other player. Obviously he should have I was much more careful. It is not my place to have to teach him lessons. “