American high schooler tennis star Coco Gauff will miss the Tokyo Olympics subsequent to testing positive for COVID-19, she reported on Sunday.
Gauff, falling off a hurry to the fourth round at Wimbledon, tweeted her pity at passing up “a little glimpse of heaven” at age 17.
“I am so disillusioned to share the news that I have tried positive for COVID and will not have the option to play in the Olympic Games in Tokyo,” Gauff tweeted.
“It has consistently been a fantasy of mine to address the USA at the Olympics and I trust there will be a lot more possibilities for me to make this work out as expected later on.”
Gauff, who contacted her first Grand Slam quarter-last at the current year’s French Open, turned into the most recent tennis champion and US competitor to miss the Olympics.
World number 25 Gauff will be constrained into Covid-19 isolate and confinement conventions.
“I need to wish TEAM USA good luck and a protected games for each Olympian and the whole Olympic family,” Gauff tweeted.
Gauff won her second WTA singles title in May at Parma. She caught her first in 2019 at Linz.
The Olympics tennis occasion in Tokyo is feeling the loss of a large group of huge names with significant champs Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Angelique Kerber and Bianca Andreescu all missing.
Be that as it may, world number ones Novak Djokovic and Ashleigh Barty both expect to play.