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Tennis-American Keys tests positive for COVID-19, to miss Australian Open

"I'm very disappointed to not be able to play in the coming weeks after training hard in the off-season and knowing Tennis Australia and the tours did so much to make these events happen," the 25-year-old tweeted https://twitter.com/Madison_Keys/status/1349717917064163335. Earlier, Britain's former world number one Andy Murray tested positive for the virus, putting his Australian Open participation in doubt.

Reuters | Updated: 14-01-2021 20:05 IST | Created: 14-01-2021 20:05 IST
Tennis-American Keys tests positive for COVID-19, to miss Australian Open

American Madison Keys said on Thursday she tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss next month's Australian Open in Melbourne. The world number 16 said she returned a positive result before she was due to travel to Australia and is now self-isolating at her home.

The first Grand Slam of the year is scheduled to be played from Feb. 8-21. "I'm very disappointed to not be able to play in the coming weeks after training hard in the off-season and knowing Tennis Australia and the tours did so much to make these events happen," the 25-year-old tweeted https://twitter.com/Madison_Keys/status/1349717917064163335.

Earlier, Britain's former world number one Andy Murray tested positive for the virus, putting his Australian Open participation in doubt.

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