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Novak Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19

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Men’s world number one tennis player, Novak Djokovic, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Djokovic confirmed the diagnosis in a statement on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old Serbian said that his wife, Jelena, also tested positive for coronavirus, but his children are negative.

The statement read in part: “The moment we arrived in Belgrade we went to be tested.

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“My result is positive, just as Jelena’s, while the results of our children are negative.

“Everything we did in the past month, we did with a pure heart and sincere intentions.”

Recall that Novak Djokovic held a tennis tournament in Croatia last week, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Djokovic is now the fourth tennis player to have tested positive for COVID-19 after Borna Coric, Grigor Dimitrov and Viktor Troicki.

 

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