Kasatkina will miss the Olympics for personal reasons and a desire to make money

Kasatkina will miss the Olympics for personal reasons and a desire to make money

Russia’s first racket Daria Kasatkina will miss the Paris Olympics for personal reasons and the desire to make money, a source close to the matter told .

The games will take place from July 26 to August 11. The tennis tournament will take place on clay courts.

— Russia’s first racket, Kasatkina, immediately declared that she would not participate in the Olympics. She justified her decision by personal considerations and the desire to earn money rather than waste time in Paris,” a source told .

On Tuesday, the Russian Tennis Federation published the names of Russian tennis players who will participate in the 2024 Games. In men’s singles, Daniil Medvedev, Roman Safiullin, Pavel Kotov and Aslan Karatsev are registered, in women – Ekaterina Alexandrova, Mirra Andreeva , Veronika Kudermetova and Diana Schneider. Medvedev/Safiullin, Kotov/Karatsev, Andreeva/Kudermetova and Alexandrova/Schneider will perform as a duo.

In December 2023, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that it would allow Russian athletes who successfully qualify for the Olympics in individual neutral status without a flag, anthem or other national symbol.

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Source : MatchTV

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