The American teen Amanda Anisimova withdrew from the US Open on Tuesday as a result of the new demise of her father and trainer, Konstantin.
A observation from members of the family, launched by way of Anisimova’s representatives, mentioned: “We’re stunned and saddened by way of the surprising passing of our father. We respect the outpouring of affection and fortify right through this tough time and ask that you simply recognize our privateness.”
The U.S. Tennis Affiliation introduced that Anisimova had pulled out of the event, the place main-draw play starts Monday.
Anisimova, who was once born in New Jersey to Russian folks and moved to Florida when she was once three, is lately ranked 24th and would were seeded for the U.S. Open.
She is an up-and-coming celebrity in ladies’s tennis who reached the semifinals on the French Open in June at age 17.
Anisimova dissatisfied the protecting champion Simona Halep within the quarterfinals at Roland Garros, prior to shedding to the eventual champion Ash Barty in 3 units.
Her first WTA identify got here in April at Bogotá, Colombia.
As a junior, Anisimova gained the 2017 U.S. Open women’ identify, beating Coco Gauff within the ultimate.