Andy Murray has coronavirus and will miss Australia

The Scotsman is making an attempt to barter with the group the opportunity of arriving later within the nation than the protocols mandate.

The sturdy outbreak because of the second wave of coronavirus in Europe doesn’t spare athletes. That is the case now of Andy Murray, who examined constructive for covid-19, which calls into query his participation within the Australian Open.

The previous world primary is at the moment remoted at his house regardless of having deliberate to journey to Oceania on one of many 18 constitution flights enabled by the match group.

Murray, who’s in good well being in the intervening time, is assured that he’ll have the ability to arrive in Australia later than initially deliberate and take part within the first Grand Slam of the yr, which can start on February 8.

The Scotsman and his group are, in keeping with UK media, making an attempt to succeed in “a suitable resolution” with the competitors director, Craig Tiley, in keeping with British media.

In the mean time, the gamers are anticipated to start arriving within the nation within the subsequent 24 hours in time for them to finish a two-week quarantine interval, throughout which they’re allowed to go away their dormitories to coach for 5 hours a day.

This Thursday morning the primary photos of prime tennis gamers appeared upon their arrival in Australia. Amongst them the 2 finest tennis gamers on the planet, Novak Djokovic – defender of the title in Melbourne – and Rafael Nadal. With a masks and below strict medical supervision, the Serbian and the Spanish arrived in Adelaida and are already going through 14 days of confinement.

The match group had stipulated {that a} constructive end result for covid-19 earlier than flying to that nation would indicate that the affected tennis participant wouldn’t be allowed to journey.

The strict regime of the match to respect the well being protocols established by the Australian authorities units a restrict that not everyone seems to be keen to cross. Roger Federer, for instance, dropped out of the match as a result of his household was not keen to serve two weeks of quarantine in a resort and he was not keen at this level in his life to separate from his spouse and kids for 5 weeks.

(With data from EFE)

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