The WTA announced that a coronavirus was detected in a participant in the tournament in Palermo.
It is reported that the athlete’s coronavirus is asymptomatic. She was excluded from the list of participants.
The WTA does not reveal the name of the tennis player. According to journalist Mike Dixon, 25-year-old Bulgarian Victoria Tomova, who had previously disappeared from the lists of qualifiers, could have passed a positive test.
Recall that the tournament in Palermo, which kicks off on August 3, will be the first competition of the WTA tour after the season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ekaterina Aleksandrova and Daria Kasatkina will perform from the Russians in the main draw of the tournament.