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John Isner to skip Australian Open because of Covid-19

Source : IANS 2021-01-12 12:51:14


American tennis star John Isner has confirmed he will skip the upcoming Australian Open because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Isner, 35, on Monday said he wanted his family to travel together to "make it as much fun as possible on the road", but added that that would be impossible this year because of the global pandemic, reports Xinhua news agency.

He lost to compatriot Sebastian Korda 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach Open on Monday.