1 week Player tests positive for coronavirus at WTA’s comeback event in Palermo Manilatimes |Sports
PALERMO: A player has tested positive for coronavirus at the WTA Palermo Open, which marks the tennis season’s resumption after a five-month break, the WTA and organizers confirmed on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). The competitor, who had no symptoms, withdrew just minutes before the start of qualifying this weekend for the tournament which gets underway in Sicily on August 3. Her name was not revealed but shortly after the announcement 130th-ranked Bulgarian Viktoriya Tomova, who had been due to take part in qualifying, withdrew because of illness. “The effectiveness of the protocols and related controls allowed us to intercept a ... more