After months of speculation, it was confirmed that the 2020 US Open would be taking place.

Andreescu cited match fitness as her primary reason for withdrawal.

While most players opted out due to health concerns, there are players who will miss the event due to injuries and personal reasons as well. Here's why each tennis star decided not to compete and play for the championship tournament. Carla Suarez Navarro withdrew from the US Open due to health problems.

The Frenchman had announced a long time ago that he wishes to continue playing the rest of his season in Europe due to the pandemic. Sharing his decision via a long thread on Twitter, Nadal wrote, “After many thoughts, I have decided not to play this year's US Open," Nadal said on Twitter on Tuesday. However, as a result of the latest update, Rafael Nadal joins Roger Federer in opting out of US Open 2020. A former champion at both the US Open and French Open, Wawrinka showed shades of his best form before the lockdown. Health concerns in New York also played a part in Nadal’s withdrawal. Herbert’s reason to miss the event is that he is becoming a father. Unfortunately, this too came along with some bad news, that Roger Federer won’t be playing this event but also the rest of 2020. Rafael Nadal (No. The 2009 US Open champion and 2018 finalist Del Potro has undergone his third knee surgery in two years earlier this week. Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are not playing tennis at the U.S. Open in 2020 this year. Andreescu has struggled with injuries ever since her US Open win, playing only two events.

Every single tennis fan is going to miss Roger at the 2020 US Open and they will be looking to see him play in 2021. Pouille is suffering from a right elbow injury and underwent surgery last month.

Swiss player Belinda Bencic announced her withdrawal from the US Open and Western and Southern Open due to the coronavirus restrictions. Here are five huge names missing from US Open 2020, including both the defending champions: 1. A long break plus the coronavirus scare prompted him to take things slowly, and he withdrew from the US Open. World No.

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