Casualties continue at the Olympics. This time it was Angelique Kerber (No. 22) who announced that she will not play the prestigious Olympic event in Tokyo.
“I am disappointed to recognize that my body urgently needs a break after the last few weeks and I need to get back in shape before I get back to the season.” recognized the German, who played the Olympic Games in London 2012 and Rio 2016.
Finally, the former number one and winner of three Grand Slam trophies said: “The decision cost me infinitely and I thank everyone for the support. Love and success for the entire German team in Tokyo, I missed you”