Serme and Asal Release Statements Following U.S. Open Incident


France’s Lucas Serme and Egypt’s Mostafa Asal have both released statements following the incident where Asal injured Serme and was disqualified from the U.S. Open in the second round on Sunday.

Most importantly, Serme revealed his injuries weren’t severe despite being ruled out of his round of sixteen match against Marwan ElShorbagy.


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Asal, who became the youngest U.S. Open champion last year, issued an apology with his perspective and well wishes for the Frenchman.