Croatian Borna Coric, who took part in the Adria Tour on the weekend in Zadar, organized by the world leader Novak Djokovic, was tested positive at COVID-19, the world number 33 announced.
Borna Coric terminal, tested positive with COVID-19
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, another participant in the tournament, from whom he withdrew on Saturday because he was not feeling well, became the most famous player in the world of tennis infected with the virus on Sunday.
“Hello everyone and I want to inform you that I was tested positive for COVID-19,” Coric, 23, wrote on his Twitter account. “I feel good and I have no symptoms,” said the Croatian.
On Saturday, Coric defeated Grigor Dimitrov 4-1, 4-1, and after that the Bulgarian had to retire due to ill health.
Novak Djokovic left Croatia without being tested. Zverev and Cilic, negative results
Novak Djokovic refused to be tested in Croatia and left the country. He has no symptoms and would be tested in Belgrade.
According to SportKlub, Djokovic’s physical trainer, Marko Paniki, could also be positive, as could Dimitrov’s coach, Kristijan Groh.
Alexander Zverev and Marin Cilic were also tested, and the results are negative.
“I will be quarantined for 14 days, despite the fact that I have been tested negative. It is important that we all help reduce the possibility of the virus spreading. If changes occur, I will let you know,” Marin Cilic said.
In Serbia and Croatia, because distance measures are not mandatory, they were not applied and participants were seen playing basketball, football, tennis, hugging in front of the public, both in Belgrade, where the first stage of the Adria took place. Cup, as well as in Zadar.
Adria Tour, a tour organized by world leader Novak Djokovic
The Adria Tour, organized by Djokovic in the Balkans to raise money for charity and to give players matches in a competitive season suspended from March to August due to the coronavirus pandemic, began with the Belgrade stage, won by Austrian Dominic Thiem, and would continue with a third stage in Bosnia (Banja Luka, 3/4 July), after the Montenegrin tournament (27/28 June) was canceled.
Eight players participate in each tournament, divided into two groups of four, each playing. The game system is the best of seven clusters, with a normal tiebreak.