Novak Djokovic, wife negative for COVID-19

Novak Djokovic and his wife are now negative for COVID-19.

Novak Djokovic
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The world’s top-ranked player was in isolation for the past 10 days since testing positive for the coronavirus after playing in an exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia amid the pandemic. No social distancing was observed at the matches in Belgrade and Zadar, Croatia.

“Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena are negative for COVID-19. That was shown by the results of the PCR tests that both had in Belgrade,” his media team said in a statement.

Three other players and Djokovic’s coach, Goran Ivanisevic, tested positive for the coronavirus after participating in the matches in Belgrade and Zadar.

Viktor Troicki, Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric were the other players.

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