Kei Nishikori Tests Positive for COVID-19, withdraws from Western & Southern Open
(August 16, 2020) Kei Nishikori is the latest tennis player to test positive for the coronavirus. The 30-year-old player from Japan who was a finalist at the 2014 US Open, tested positive in Florida. He trains at the IMG Academy in Bradenton. He has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open which is being played at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York this year before the US Open begins on August 31.
Nishikori made the following announcement on his social media:
Nishikori is currently ranked No. 31 in the world.