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Andy Murray’s infection with the Coronavirus may prevent him from participating in the Australian Open.

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Today, Thursday, British media announced that tennis player Andy Murray had been infected with the Corona virus, as doubts were raised about his participation in the first Grand Slam tournament. Australian Open.

Murray (33 years), who reached the final of the championship five times during his career, was required to travel to Melbourne no later than the fifteenth of this month on board one of the private jets that the Australian Organizing Committee placed at the players’ disposal.

The players will be subject to a 14-day quarantine on Australian soil, before participating in the tournament, whose start has been postponed for about a month from its original date and will start on February 8th.

According to the Press Association, the Olympic gold holder in 2012 and 2016 does not have any symptoms and hopes to head to Australia at a later date.

No player can participate in the Australian Open and enter the country “except with a document confirming that he has undergone a negative test or with permission to travel after being infected with Covid-19.”


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