Nick Kyrgios won’t play U.S. Open due to coronavirus concerns

Australia's Nick Kyrgios, the tournament's defending champion, walks on the court during his Round 1 match against France's Ugo Humbert, shortly before pulling out of the Mexican Tennis Open at the end of his first set citing an injury, in Acapulco, Mexico, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

SYDNEY — Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of concerns over the coronavirus and in honor of the “hundreds and thousands of Americans” who have died from COVID-19.