Tennis News: After testing positive for Covid-19, Emma Raducanu has withdrawn from this week’s Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
The 19-year-old US Open champion was set to compete in an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi starting on Thursday, alongside top men’s and women’s players such as Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal.
“I was very excited to play in front of the fans here in Abu Dhabi,” Raducanu stated, “but sadly, after testing positive for Covid-19, I will have to postpone until the next opportunity.”
“I’m isolated as per the guidelines and hope to be back on the court shortly.”
The tournament’s organisers stated in a statement: “Emma Raducanu is now isolating herself and adhering to all of the appropriate measures. We wish her a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing her on the court again soon.”
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