The Serbian tennis professional and one of the most dominating players in men’s tennis and the men’s world number one tennis player, Novak Djokovic,33 has been tested positive for covid-19 along with his wife, who has also tested positive for the virus
The World No. 1 is now the fourth tennis player to test positive for the virus after participating in a charity tournament recently which he organised in Serbia and Croatia. Djokovic confirmed the news in a statement and also issued an apology to those who were infected with the virus after playing in the charity tournament.
Earlier in the week the Serb stands widely accused of complacency for organizing an unofficial charity event – in Belgrade, Zadar and Montenegro (subsequently cancelled) – without safety protocols applicable in most other countries and which have prevented resumption of the main Tour until August.
Djokovic expressed regret and sympathy but little contrition in a prepared statement. He was clearly upset that his close friend, Viktor Troicki, and the Serb’s pregnant wife, along with Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric – who played each other on Saturday – as well as Dimitrov’s coach and his own fitness trainer had also tested positive. he also repented for each individual case of infection and hopes that all of them recover soon.
With increasing number of covid-19 positive cases all over the world its important to be safe and take the necessary precautions