Two tennis stars have tested positive for Coronavirus after their participation in Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour.
Former world No 3 and Bulgarian star, Grigor Dimitrov first revealed on Sunday that he tested positive for the virus just moments before world No 1 Novak Djokovic was due to take on Andrey Rublev in the final of the Adria Tour exhibition series in Croatia. The final clash was cancelled as those involved were asked to get tested.
Announcing his positive test, Dimitrov wrote on Instagram: ‘Hi Everyone-I want to reach out and let my fans and friends know that I tested positive back in Monaco for Covid-19. I want to make sure anyone who has been in contact with me during these past days gets tested and takes the necessary precautions. I am so sorry for any harm I might have caused. I am back home now and recovering. Thanks for your support and please stay safe and healthy. GD.’
This morning, Croatian tennis player Borna ?ori? who faced Dimitrov on Saturday announced that he has also tested positive for COVID-19 after playing on the Adria Tour which gathered a large crowd.
He wrote on Twitter: ‘Hi eveyone, I wanted to inform you all I tested positive for Covid-19. I want to make sure anyone who has been in contact with me during the last few days gets tested! I am really sorry for any harm I might have caused! I’m feeling well and don’t have any symptoms.
Please stay safe and healthy!
Lots of love to all!!’
— borna coric (@borna_coric) June 22, 2020
According to the Telegraph, Djokovic was among the stars who underwent emergency Covid-19 tests in Croatia on Sunday night after it emerged that Dimitrov contracted the virus.
Eyebrows were first raised after pictures of Djokovic, Alex Zverev, and Dominic Thiem many others were filmed partying at a Belgrade nightclub last week. They were clearly not abiding by the social distancing measures.
— THE JOKER(S) ??? (@NBASerbians) June 15, 2020
They were later pictured playing basketball during some downtime.