'19 US Open champ Andreescu withdraws; pandemic limited prep

This year's U.S. Open will be missing both 2019 singles champions, because Bianca Andreescu announced Thursday she was pulling out of the Grand Slam tournament, joining Rafael Nadal on the sideline.

Both cited the coronavirus pandemic in their explanations for withdrawing.

One big name who said Thursday he will be at the U.S. Open and the hard-court tuneup tournament that will precede it at Flushing Meadows: No. 1 Novak Djokovic.

That means one member...