The world number 1 in men’s tennis, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
Djokovic announced on Tuesday that he is asymptomatic and that his wife also tested positive for COVID-19.
”The moment we arrived in Belgrade we went to be tested. My result is positive, just as Jelena’s, while the results of our children are negative,” he said in a statement.
”I am extremely sorry for each individual case of infection. I hope that it will not complicate anyone’s health situation and that everyone will be fine. I will remain in self-isolation for the next 14 days, and repeat the test in five days,” he added.
Currently ranked number 1 in men’s single tennis, Djokovic, 33, has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles during his career.
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