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US Open: Player withdrawn from Grand Slam after positive coronavirus test (2020)

This year's tournament at Flushing Meadows will be held behind closed doors



A player has been withdrawn from the US Open, which starts on Monday, after testing positive for coronavirus.

The player, who has not been named, is showing no symptoms but must now isolate for 10 days.

Read more: US Open: Player withdrawn from Grand Slam after positive coronavirus test (2020)

Kei Nishikori tests positive for coronavirus two weeks before US Open (2020)

Kei Nishikori was runner-up at the 2014 US Open



Japan's Kei Nishikori has tested positive for coronavirus and will not play in the Cincinnati Masters, with the US Open two weeks away.

The 2014 US Open runner-up, 30, says he is "feeling well" but will now isolate and get tested again on Friday.

Read more: Kei Nishikori tests positive for coronavirus two weeks before US Open (2020)


Wimbledon to give out £10m prize money for 2020 Championships

Australian Dylan Alcott won the Wimbledon quad wheelchair title last year



Wimbledon will distribute £10m of prize money to the 620 players who would have taken part in the 2020 Championships.

The Grand Slam event was cancelled for the first time since 1945 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tennis match-fixing: Egyptian Youssef Hossam banned for match-fixing

Hossam reached a career-high singles ranking of 291 in December 2017



Youssef Hossam has been banned for life by the Tennis Integrity Unit after being found guilty of multiple match-fixing and other corruption offences.

The TIU found that the Egyptian, 21, had committed 21 breaches of anti-corruption rules between 2015 and 2019.

Read more: Tennis match-fixing: Egyptian Youssef Hossam banned for match-fixing


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