AceShowbiz - World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for Covid-19.
Djokovic announced he and his wife Jelena had contracted the disease in a statement on his website on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, days after he was forced to cancel his Adria Tour competition in Belgrade, Serbia as three players revealed they had coronavirus.
In his announcement, the 17-time Grand Slam singles title winner apologised to those who had caught the virus at his tennis event, stating he had acted with "pure heart and sincere intentions" in arranging matches.
He added, "I am extremely sorry for each individual case of infection. I hope that it will not complicate anyone's health situation and that everyone will be fine. I will remain in self-isolation for the next 14 days, and repeat the test in five days."
Viktor Troicki, who played Djokovic in a match on Friday, June 19, 2020, and his pregnant wife have also tested positive, as has Grigor Dimitrov, who was pictured playing basketball with the tennis great on the Adria Tour website, as well as another player, Borna Coric.