Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Is Rafael Nadal under Covid scare? confirms that ‘he practiced with Matteo Berrettini before he tested positive’: Follow LIVE UPDATES

Wimbledon 2022– Wimbledon Live Updates– Rafael Nadal is in a spot of bother after he was in close contact with Matteo Berrettini,…

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Is Rafael Nadal under Covid scare? confirms that 'he practiced with Matteo Berrettini before he tested positive’: Follow LIVE UPDATES
Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Is Rafael Nadal under Covid scare? confirms that 'he practiced with Matteo Berrettini before he tested positive’: Follow LIVE UPDATES

Wimbledon 2022– Wimbledon Live Updates– Rafael Nadal is in a spot of bother after he was in close contact with Matteo Berrettini, who has pulled out of the Wimbledon. Berrettini tested positive for Covid-19 in the first week of the tournament and will now have to sit out. Nadal has now confirmed the news after his first round win on Tuesday. Follow All Wimbledon 2022 LIVE Updates and Scores on InsideSport.IN.

  • Nadal confirmed that he was practicing with the Italian Berrettini last Thursday
  • Berrettini pulled out of Wimbledon on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
  • Nadal has no symptoms and is not affected by the Covid-19

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Nadal confirms contact –

After beating Francisco Cerundolo on Tuesday, Nadal took to the media and addressed the situation stating, “Difficult to be termed a close contact when you are outside, when you are practicing.”

“For the moment I am feeling great, no problems at all. Main thing is I feel very sorry for him because he was playing fantastic, winning two tournaments before the (Wimbledon) start,” the 22-time Grand Slam champion said after his nervy 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 win.

“I know how sad probably he will feel today, no? Wish him a quick recovery,” Nadal added.

World No. 6 Berrettini withdrew from Wimbledon, announcing his positive test on Twitter. ‘s former US Open champion also had tested positive for the virus a day earlier.

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The Italian made the decision to pull out of the tournament himself, but Nadal disagreed that, as per the rules, he could have continued to play had he wished.

“So in Roland Garros, if I’m not wrong, I don’t remember cases. If somebody had a positive test, I don’t know. Honestly, I don’t have the whole information to have a clear opinion on that, so I prefer to not talk about things that I don’t know hundred percent,” he said.

Nadal will next take on Ričardas Berankis in the second round on Thursday.

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