Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of U.S. Open
Japan Today -- Aug 17
Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open runner-up, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and said he will pull out of the tuneup tournament at Flushing Meadows that starts next week.

Nishikori posted what he called “some unfortunate news” on his mobile app.

While he is withdrawing from the Western & Southern Open — a hard-court event usually held in Cincinnati but moved this year to the U.S. Open site in New York because of the coronavirus pandemic — he did not say what his plans are for the Grand Slam tournament that begins Aug 31.

The 30-year-old from Japan said he is in Florida, where he is based, and had planned to fly to New York on Monday. But that plan was scrapped.

He will offer an update on his status Friday.

“I am feeling well and have very little symptoms but will obviously be in complete isolation for the safety of everyone,” Nishikori said.

男子テニスの錦織圭選手が自身の公式アプリで新型コロナウイルスに感染したことを発表しました。  錦織選手の公式アプリに掲載された文章によりますと、錦織選手はアメリカのフロリダで新型コロナウイルスの検査を受け、陽性が確認されたということです。このため、錦織選手はシンシナティトーナメントへの出場を取りやめます。錦織選手とスタッフは21日に再び検査を受ける予定で、その結果などを公式アプリに報告するとしています。現在、錦織選手は元気でほとんど症状がないということですが、完全に隔離されるということです。また、ニューヨークへ向かう予定も取りやめ、フロリダに滞在し続けるとしています。
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