World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Belgrade from Croatia’s Zadar where he organized and participated in Adria Tour tournament.
Djokovic was tested on Monday and announced his and his wife’s positive tests in a statement on Tuesday.
“The moment we arrived in Belgrade we went to be tested,” Djokovic said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that he was not showing any symptoms. “My result is positive, just as Jelena’s (wife), while the results of our children are negative.
“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.”