Following successful Wimbledon, Djokovic had put himself at “50-50” on competing within the Olympics, citing the dearth of spectators in addition to the strict Covid-19 restrictions.
Nadal and Federer are a part of a rising checklist of gamers opting to not compete on this yr’s Olympics. These not going to Tokyo additionally embody Serena Williams, Sofia Kenin, Dominic Thiem, Simona Halep, Nick Kyrgios, Bianca Andreescu, Denis Shapovalov, Victoria Azarenka, Angelique Kerber and Vasek Pospisil.
The Olympics are scheduled to begin July 23. The US Open is scheduled to be held August 30 by way of September 12 in New York.