US Open Champion Emma Raducanu Tests positive for COVID, She Refuses To Participate in Mubadala World Tennis Championship:
The US Open champion Emma Raducanu was found to be positive for COVID-19. As a result, she has been withdrawn from the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
- The US Open champion Emma Raducanu is positive for COVID-19.
- She has been withdrawn from the tournament this week. Mubadala World Tennis Championship
- Raducanu is expected to fly to Australia following Christmas to visit Australia for AO 2022.
It has been reported that the US Open champion Emma Raducanu was found to be positive for COVID-19 and been rescinded from next week’s Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
The tournament, from December 16-18, was scheduled to see the 19-year-old star face Olympic champion Belinda Bencic in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
“I am looking forward to playing before the crowd there in Abu Dhabi, but unfortunately, after having tested positive for Covid-19, I’ll need to postpone until the next opportunity comes along,” Raducanu said.
“I’m isolated as per the regulations and hope to be back to court shortly.”
A statement from the tournament’s organizers included: “Emma is now isolating and is following all protocols.
We wish her a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing her back on the court shortly.”
The male players taking part in the competition include Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray.
Raducanu is scheduled to travel to Australia shortly after Christmas to prepare for the next Grand Slam of 2022, which will begin on January 17.