NEW YORK – Former champions Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Serena Williams have all entered subsequent month’s Western & Southern Open in New York, which can function a tune-up for the U.S. Open, event organisers stated on Wednesday. Organisers of the Aug. 20-28 occasion, which was relocated from Cincinnati this 12 months due to COVID-19, stated defending champions Daniil Medvedev and Madison Keys are additionally among the many preliminary entries. The ATP Masters 1000 occasion would be the first on the lads’s calendar since play was suspended in March due to the virus. Among the many different early entries on the lads’s facet, which incorporates 40 of the highest 43 ranked ATP gamers, are world quantity three Dominic Thiem, 2017 champion Grigor Dimitrov and Marin Cilic (2016). World quantity three Karolina Pliskova, who received the occasion in 2016, is the highest-ranked participant on the ladies’s facet that can function 39 of the highest 53 gamers on the earth. The ladies’s WTA Tour will sign the return of the skilled circuit with the Palermo Women Open within the Sicilian capital from Monday.