Women's world number one Ashleigh Barty has opted against traveling to New York to play the hardcourt Grand Slam amid the COVID-19 pandemic, making the 28-year-old Halep the top draw at this year's event. "I will decide after this tournament for sure," Halep told Reuters by telephone, adding that the conditions are "tough" in the U.S. "And then I will be able to decide, take the final decision."