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Return of tennis goes ahead as planned despite positive Covid-19 test

The Guardian
Saturday 1 August 2020 16:26

Entrant at Palermo Ladies Open has pulled out of eventQualifying goes ahead with close contacts testedA player set to participate in the Palermo Ladies Open, which starts on Monday, has tested positive for Covid-19 but the event marking the return of the professional tennis season will continue as planned, the WTA said on Saturday.The WTA did not name the player but said she had pulled out and all those who may have been in close contact with her were being tested. Qualifying for the tournament went ahead as planned on Saturday afternoon. Related: Andy Murray calls for severe sanctions if players break US Open coid bubble Continue reading...

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