Tennis star Andy Murray reportedly examined constructive for coronavirus earlier than the Australian Open subsequent month.
The 33-year-old Briton was getting ready for the primary Grand Slam of the yr, the Australian Open. He was speculated to journey to Australia on one of many 18 constitution flights provided by event organizers, however he’s nonetheless isolating himself at dwelling, in line with Mail On-line.
Murray, who’s reportedly in good well being, hopes to have the ability to arrive in Australia later and nonetheless take part within the event that begins on February 8.
The information comes after a small outbreak on the Nationwide Tennis Middle in Roehampton final week – the place Murray did a few of his current coaching.
An LTA spokesman confirmed: “A person utilizing the NTC returned a constructive Covid-19 check outcome.
“We established processes for this eventuality and tracked those that had been in touch with the person, interviewed them and requested them to isolate themselves for 10 days.
“Public Well being England has been notified and we’re making certain that processes are being adopted, together with further thorough cleansing, to make sure that the NTC stays a secure place from Covid.”
Murray, a three-time Grand Slam winner, is a five-time finalist on the Melbourne occasion.