Briton Daniel Evans, today No. 28 in the world, will miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for coronavirus.
“With great disappointment, I resign. In fact, I will not be able to prepare and be ready for the tournament of the Games in Tokyo,” said Evans himself from social networks.
The 31-year-old tennis player clarified that the isolation has already begun in respect of the health directives of the British government. “Meanwhile, I wish the best of Olympic luck to the entire British team,” completed who was signed up for the individual tournament and also in doubles with Neal Skupski.
It should be remembered that in the last hours the Tokyo tennis tournament suffered the casualties of Roger Federer, Bianca Andreescu and Johanna Konta, which led to the confirmations of the South Americans María Camila Osorio and Francisco Cerúndolo.
Meanwhile, the Serbian Novak Djokovic announced after winning Wimbledon that he has “a 50% chance of participating” of being in Tokyo although, of course, he is still in the race to achieve the Golden slam by being consecrated also in Australia and at Roland Garros.