Novak Djokovic and wife test negative for COVID-19

Djokovic had tested positive 10 days ago after playing in an exhibition series in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Novak Djokovic, Adria Tour, Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric, coronavirus, COVID-19
Djokovic had undergone an emergency COVID-19 test following the word that two top-35 players tested positive after participating in unsanctioned exhibition matches organized by Djokovic in Serbia and Croatia. Photo: Twitter

Novak Djokovic announced on Thursday (July 2) that he along with his wife have tested negative for the coronavirus infection.

The world number tennis player one had tested positive 10 days ago after playing in an exhibition series in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena are negative for COVID-19. That was shown by the results of the PCR tests that both had in Belgrade,” his media group revealed in a statement.

Both had exhibited no symptoms and will remain in self-isolation.

Djokovic was the fourth player to come down with the virus after participating in matches held in Belgrade and Zadar, Croatia. The others were three-time Grand Slam semifinalist Borna Coric, Grigor Dimitrov, and Viktor Troic.

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(With inputs from agencies)

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