Tennis

WTA Tour return to go ahead as planned despite player’s positive coronavirus test

According to a statement, the player is asymptomatic and has withdrawn from the tournament — the first official tennis event since early March.The Palermo Ladies Open is scheduled to take place from August 3 to 9 on the Italian island of Sicily.Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, videos and features"Any individual who tests positive will remain in isolation until cleared by a physician per the established protocols, and will receive proper medical treatment," said the statement. "In addition, all those who may have been in close contact with the individual are undergoing testing per WTA protocols."Reigning Wimbledon champion Simona Halep announced last month she would not compete in the tournament due to an increasing number of coronavirus cases in her native Romania and worries about international air travel.READ: Halep's Palermo withdrawal frustrates tournament organizersThat was before worRead More – Source

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