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Hard setback for American tennis before the start of the Australian Open. And it is that one of its best representatives in the WTA circuit, Madison Keys will not be in Melbourne due to testing positive for COVID-19 in the last hours. This was confirmed by the one from Illinois through a message on its Twitter profile.
“Hello everyone, I wanted to let you know that unfortunately I tested positive for COVID-19 before I could fly to Australia. I am very disappointed that I cannot play in the coming weeks after the tough preseason training and knowing that Tennis Australia and the circuits have done a lot to make this tournament happen. I am self-isolating at home and will continue to follow all necessary sanitary precautions. I will look forward to returning to the circuit next month. Thank you all for your support. Stay healthy and safe, “said the American.
Yastremska does travel
Keys’s situation is in stark contrast to that of Dayana Yastremska. The Ukrainian, who was allegedly suspended for doping (anabolic steroids), took one of the planes chartered by the WTA from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne with the intention of contesting the first major of the season. It seems that while his case is being studied, in which Yastremska always defended her innocence, You will be able to continue competing without major problems.
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