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US Open 2019: Amanda Anisimova withdraws after death of her father Konstantin

Amanda Anisimova

Anisimova, 17, reached the semi-finals of the French Open in June.

The world number 24 was due to play at Flushing Meadows for a second time after losing in round one in 2018.

“The USTA [United States Tennis Association] and US Open send our deepest condolences to Amanada Anisimova on the passing of her father, Konstantin,” said a statement.

Anisimova beat Wimbledon champion Simona Halep on her way to the last four of the French Open, before losing in three sets to eventual winner Ashleigh Barty.

The US Open, the final Grand Slam of the year, starts on Monday.

Coco Gauff

@CocoGauff

Deepest condolences to the Anisimova family during this tragic time🙏🏾

 

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