World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena tested negative for nCoV on July 2, 10 days after both were infected.
Djokovic competes at the Adria Tour on June 19
On June 23, Djokovic announced that he and his wife were positive for nCoV. He is the fourth player to attend the infected Adria Tour, after Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki. These three players have not yet informed them, of which Dimitrov has symptoms. Djokovic’s Goran Ivanisevic is also infected and has not recovered.
Adria Tour is a friendly tennis tournament organized by Djokovic, with many stages in Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina.
After some players were infected with nCoV, many people thought that Djokovic was responsible. But there are also defenders Djokovic, such as Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, former tennis player Boris Becker, or football midfielder Nemanja Matic.
Dimitrov is infected with nCoV
World No. 19 player Grigor Dimitrov announced on Instagram on June 21 that he tested positive for Covid-19.
On June 20, Dimitrov won easily Borna Coric with a score of 4-1, 4-1 in the Adria Tour tennis tournament organized by Novak Djokovic, in Zadar, Croatia. He was expected to meet Djokovic on June 21, but gave up to return to Monaco for health reasons.
After Dimitrov announced nCoV infection, Djokovic’s coach, Goran Ivanisevic, announced the cancellation of the Adria Tour final in Zadar, between Djokovic and Andrey Rublev.
Dimitrov became the first player in the top 100 ATP infected with nCoV. It is not clear who and where the Bulgarian tennis player got the disease. Last weekend, he attended the Adria Tour in Belgrade, competed and shook hands with Dusan Lajovic, Nikola Milojevic, Dominic Thiem.
Then Dimitrov with Djokovic and the players attended the party with fans. Both of them and colleagues took off their clothes to dance and sing with the crowd. The party was criticized because the attendees didn’t take any measures for quarantine.