COVID-19 keeps Matteo Berrettini out of Wimbledon.

Berrettini was broadly viewed as one of the greatest dangers to reigning champ Novak Djokovic,Matteo Berrettini

at the All England Club, having caught consecutive grass-court titles in Stuttgart and Queen’s

 

 

Italy’s Matteo Berrettini, the 2021 Wimbledon next in line and a title most loved for the current year, pulled out of the competition on Tuesday in the wake of testing positive for Covid.

“I’m grief stricken to report that I want to pull out from @wimbledon because of a positive COVID-19 experimental outcome,”

the 26-year-old Italian composed on Instagram. Berrettini was broadly viewed as one of the greatest dangers to reigning champ Novak Djokovic at the All England Club,

having caught consecutive grass-court titles in Stuttgart and Queen’s.

He is the second man to pull out from Wimbledon with Covid in two days after 2017 next in line Marin Cilic of Croatia additionally tried positive.

“I have had influenza side effects and been segregating the most recent couple of days,” Berrettini said in his proclamation.

“Regardless of side effects not being serious, I concluded it was vital to step through

one more examination today to safeguard the wellbeing and security of my kindred rivals and every other person engaged with the competition.

“I have no words to depict the outrageous dissatisfaction I feel. The fantasy is over during the current year, however I will be back more grounded.”

Berrettini was an expected semi-last rival of double cross boss Rafael Nadal.

Rather his spot in the Wimbledon first round will be taken by Sweden’s Elias Ymer, a fortunate washout from qualifying.

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Ymer will confront Chile’s Christian Garin later Tuesday in the main round.

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