Djokovic Tests Negative for Virus Days After Troubled Tournament

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World tennis no. 1 Novak Djokovic said his second Covid-19 test came back negative after he announced last week that he had contracted the coronavirus.

Both Djokovic and his wife Jelena are now virus-free, according to their polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, tests, conducted in the Serbian capital Belgrade.

Djokovic Tests Negative for Virus Days After Troubled Tournament

Djokovic, Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov -- a semifinalist in the 2019 U.S. Open -- and Borna Coric of Croatia tested positive after the exhibition Adria Tour, which was cut short.

The Djokovices have had no symptoms but remain in self-isolation in Serbia “following all the protocols and security measures related to Covid-19,” their public relations agency said in email.

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