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After Wimbledon ban, US Open to let in Russian, Belarusian players
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After Wimbledon ban, US Open to let in Russian, Belarusian players

US Open to allow Russian, Belarusian players. Russians and Belarusians to play under neutral flag.

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On Tuesday, the US Tennis Association announced that Russian and Belarusian players will be allowed to compete at the US Open this year.
Players from Russia and Belarus will have to compete as neutrals.
The move allows players, including men’s number one Daniil Medvedev of Russia, to compete.
Wimbledon is now the only grand slam that has barred Russian and Belarusian players in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The USTA stated, “Alongside the other Grand Slams, the ITF, the ATP, and the WTA, the USTA, which owns and operates the US Open, has previously condemned, and continues to condemn, the unprovoked and unjust invasion of Ukraine by Russia.”

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