American tennis player Serena Williams will miss the Olympics in Tokyo. This is reported by The Guardian.
The American, who turns 40 in September, noted that she is not in the application of the US national team for the Games in Tokyo. The athlete refused to give the reasons for her non-participation.
Williams became an Olympic champion four times. In doubles, playing with her sister Venus Williams, she won gold three times. The American won another gold award in singles at the London Games.
Also, the leading tennis players in men’s tennis will miss the Olympics in Tokyo. In particular, the Spaniard Rafael Nadal remained out of the Olympics. Dominic Thiem will also not be at the competition. At the same time, Roger Federer, who turns 40 in August, expressed his readiness to take part in the Olympics.