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French Open: Two players in quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19

The players, each from the identical workforce, have subsequently been faraway from the draw which started on Sunday.

The unknown pair will probably be changed by the primary workforce on the alternate record.

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“Since the start of the event on 24 May, 2,446 assessments have been carried out on players and their groups,” learn a press release from event organizers.

“This is the primary incidence in which the event organizers should take away players, in accordance with their well being protocol.

“As a reminder, the well being of all event players and that of their groups is repeatedly monitored by very common testing, they usually reside and practice in socially-distanced ‘bubbles.'”

This yr’s event was as a consequence of start every week earlier however was pushed again to permit a restricted variety of followers to observe. It comes simply seven months after the final version which was postponed to September 2020 amid the pandemic.

It’s been a busy begin to the clay court docket main, with Naomi Osaka withdrawing from the tournament after organizers fined her $15,000 for not chatting with the media following her first spherical match on Sunday.

On court docket, excessive profile players Serena Williams, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev all progressed into the following spherical on Wednesday.

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