Daniil Medvedev out of Monte Carlo Masters after testing positive for COVID
World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev has been withdrawn from the Monte Carlo Masters after testing positive for COVID on Monday.
The Russian was seeded second at the ATP Masters 1000 event and was due to play either Filip Krajinovic or Nikoloz Basilashvili in the second round. Lucky Loser Juan Ignacio Londero has taken his place in the singles draw.
Medvedev said: “It’s a big disappointment not to play in Monte-Carlo. My focus is now on recovery and I look forward to getting back out on tour as soon and as safely as possible.”
The ATP said in a statement: “Following the return of a positive COVID-19 test result on 12 April 2021, world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev has been withdrawn from the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters.
“Medvedev has been moved into isolation and continues to be monitored by the tournament physician and ATP medical team. He has been replaced in the singles second round (following a first round bye) and has been withdrawn from doubles competition.”
The 24-year-old was set to play in the doubles draw with Marcelo Demoliner.
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