2016 champion Kerber out of US Open;  says she is pregnant

Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber resigned from her participation in the US Open due to pregnancy.

He made the announcement on social media. He said

34-year-old German won the title in 2016 at Flushing Meadows.

She also took home her first Australian Open that year and she also won to that the Wimbledon Championships in 2018.

She hasn't competed at all since losing in the third round at Wimbledon on July 1st.

"I will be sad for you everyone," Kerber wrote on Wednesday.

She added: "Being a professional athlete is my dream, but with the new direction I'm on,