Tennis Player Novak Djokovic, Wife Recover From COVID-19
World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have tested negative for COVID-19, ten days after announcing their health status.
This was announced by the player’s media team on Thursday, saying;
Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena tested negative for COVID-19, as the most recent test they took in Belgrade showed. They felt no symptoms of the virus and took the test after consultations with the doctors. They spent the past 10 days in self-isolation upon returning from Zadar in Croatia, having adhered to all COVID-19 protocols and safety measures.
Djokovic, along with Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric, and Viktor Troicki, tested positive after playing in the Adria Tour, an exhibition tournament organized by the 17-time Grand Slam champion.
The tournament witnessed stand full with tennis lovers during the opening leg staged at Djokovic’s tennis complex in Belgrade from June 13 to June 14, with players hugging at the net, playing basketball, posing for pictures and attending press conferences together.
The second leg was held in Zadar from June 20 to June 21.
However, the players did not break any Serbian or Croatian government protocols, as neither country required the athletes to maintain any social distancing.
Nevertheless, Djokovic, who was heavily criticized for staging the event, issued an apology, saying he was extremely sorry for the harm that had been caused.
Serbia has over 15,000 registered cases and 287 deaths due to the pandemic.