World no. 1 men’s tennis player contracts coronavirus

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World No. 1 tennis player, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, has been diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Djokovic announced on Tuesday that he is asymptomatic and that his wife also tested positive for Covid-19.


Djokovic announced on Tuesday that he is asymptomatic and that his wife also tested positive for Covid-19.

”The moment we arrived in Belgrade we went to be tested. My result is positive, just as Jelena’s, while the results of our children are negative,” he said in a statement.

”I am extremely sorry for each individual case of infection. I hope that it will not complicate anyone’s health situation and that everyone will be fine. I will remain in self-isolation for the next 14 days, and repeat the test in five days,” he added.

Currently ranked number 1 in men’s single tennis, Djokovic, 33, has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles during his career. (Anadolu)

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