the czech Barbora Krejcikovacurrent French Open champion in singles and doubles, announced on Wednesday that she will not play in the doubles tournament where she will join Katerina Siniakova after testing positive in covid two days after her elimination in the first round in singles.
“Last night I started going together and this morning (Wednesday) I woke up with a fever. I decided to take the covid test and it was positive. I am very disappointed that I cannot defend my doubles title,” she wrote on her Instagram account.
“The positive part is I’m glad I wasn’t injured and I hope to recover and get back to training,” added the world number 2.
Last year, he won singles and doubles titles at Roland Garros. On Monday, she was eliminated in the first round of the individual competition by Diane Parry of France, number 97 in the ranking.
Another Czech player, Marie Bouzkova, was forced to withdraw from Roland Garros after testing positive for the virus. Bouzkova is set to face Elise Mertens in the second round and also did not play in her first-round doubles match.
Source: La Verdad
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