BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic has tested positive for the Coronavirus after taking part in a tennis exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia.
The top-ranked tennis star is the fourth player to test positive for the virus after first playing in Belgrade and then again last weekend in Zadar, Croatia. His wife also tested positive.
Djokovic says “the moment we arrived in Belgrade we went to be tested. My result is positive.”
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Djokovic has been criticized for organizing the tournament and bringing in players from other countries amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
There were no social distancing measures observed at the matches in either country.