Djokovic, Wife Test Negative For Coronavirus

By Ibrahim Taiwo

Tennis Star Novak Djokovic an his wife Jelena have tested negative for coronavirus.

Djokovic Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki, all returned positive tests after playing at the Adria Tour event.

"Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena tested negative for Covid-19, as the recent test they took in Belgrade showed," said a statement.

"They felt no symptoms and took the test after consulting with doctors."

The statement from the 17-time Grand Slam winner's management team added: "They spent the past 10 days in self-isolation upon returning from Zadar (in Croatia), having adhered to all Covid-19 protocols and safety measures."

The exhibition event, the opening leg of which was staged at Djokovic's Belgrade tennis complex in mid-June, saw packed stands and players hugging at the net, playing basketball, posing for pictures and attending news conferences together.

The second leg was held in Zadar from 20-21 June.
Djokovic was heavily criticised for organizing the event and he apologized after he and some of the players tested positive for coronavirus.