Andrey Rublev, also positive for coronavirus

Another positive linked to the Abu Dhabi exhibition and there are already … six. This time, Andrey Rublev, exhibition tournament champion, confirmed it on social networks, just in the preview of the ATP Cup.

“Hello everyone, I am Andrey Rublev, I am in Barcelona and I have a positive test for Covid. I was fully vaccinated, preparing for the Australian Open / ATP Cup and I am very upset about what happened. I feel good. I am in isolation, As soon as I can, I will go to Australia, “said the Russian.

In this way, it adds to Emma Raducanu (could not play), Rafael Nadal (and his coach Carlos Moyá), Belinda Bencic, Ons Jabeur and Denis Shapovalov, among those who tested positive before or after the tournament in Abu Dhabi.

For the latter cases, the start of the tour in Australia that begins precisely with the ATP Cup on Saturday, January 1, is in jeopardy.