Data map: On September 25, 2018, the Wuhan Open continued the second round of women's singles competition.
Wang Xiyu, a young Chinese teenager who broke through from the qualifying round, missed the round of 16.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Chang
China News Service Client, January 19th. On the 18th, the China Tennis Association issued the "Chinese Tennis Association's Risk Warning for Chinese Professional Players to Participate Abroad during the Epidemic."
The Chinese Tennis Association stated in the announcement that “players who are currently in China but are going to compete abroad must fully study the risks, make careful decisions, and do not go abroad as much as possible unless necessary.”
Previously, Chinese female tennis player Wang Xiyu tested positive for the new crown virus before leaving Abu Dhabi, UAE, to prepare for the Australian Open and missed the 2021 Australian Open.
Screenshot of Wang Xiyu's social media.
In response to this matter, the Chinese Tennis Association stated, “As soon as we received the club’s report, our association learned about the relevant situation in detail and reported to the State Sports General Administration. At the same time, it actively contacted the Chinese embassy in the country and requested it when necessary. Provide help to the athletes and ask the club to pay close attention to Wang Xiyu's situation and keep in touch at any time."
The Chinese Tennis Association also solemnly reminds Chinese players competing abroad to attach great importance to their own protection, strictly abide by the anti-epidemic regulations of the competition, and return to the country as soon as possible after the game is completed, and avoid staying abroad. The return journey is subject to the country. It is required to do well in testing, epidemic prevention and isolation.
Players who are currently in China but are going to compete abroad must fully study the risks, make careful decisions, and do not go abroad as much as possible unless necessary.