Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus after exhibition series in Croatia, Serbia


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Novak Djokovic and his wife, Jelena, have tested positive for COVID-19, the star men’s tennis player announced Tuesday. 

Djokovic organized a tournament dubbed the “Adria Tour” that played in Zadar, Croatia over the weekend. No. 19 Grigor Dimitrov announced Sunday he tested positive for coronavirus, one day after he played in the tournament. 

The final of the series was quickly scrapped after the news of Dimtirov’s positive test broke, but Djokovic left Croatia without being tested.

“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,” Djokovic said in a statement.

Additionally, Borna Coric and Viktor Troick, two other participants in the tournament, have coronavirus. Troicki’s pregnant wife also tested positive. 

Djokovic apologized to those infected because of the tournament and said he will enter self-isolation for 14 days. He is currently not showing symptoms, per his statement. 

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