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Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus after exhibition tournament

Serbia's Viktor Troicki, Nenad Zimonjic, Dusan Lajovic, Novak Djokovic, Austria's Dominic Thiem, Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov and Germany's Alexander Zverev pose for a photo with the ballkids, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease during the Adria Tour in Belgrade Serbia, June 12, 2020. Novak Djokovic, the men's world number one tennis player, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serbian said in a statement on June 23. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Viktor Troicki, Nenad Zimonjic, Dusan Lajovic, Novak Djokovic, Austria's Dominic Thiem, Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov and Germany's Alexander Zverev pose for a photo with the ballkids, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease during...more

Serbia's Viktor Troicki, Nenad Zimonjic, Dusan Lajovic, Novak Djokovic, Austria's Dominic Thiem, Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov and Germany's Alexander Zverev pose for a photo with the ballkids, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease during the Adria Tour in Belgrade Serbia, June 12, 2020. Novak Djokovic, the men's world number one tennis player, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Serbian said in a statement on June 23. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, former player Jelena Jankovic, Nenad Zimonjic and Olga Danilovic after a match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. Djokovic organized nights out in Belgrade for the players and pictures and videos of him dancing with the other participants at his event were posted on social media.

With both Serbia and Croatia easing lockdown measures weeks before the event, players were not obliged to observe social distancing rules in either country. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic, former player Jelena Jankovic, Nenad Zimonjic and Olga Danilovic after a match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. Djokovic organized nights out in Belgrade for the players and pictures and videos of him...more

Serbia's Novak Djokovic, former player Jelena Jankovic, Nenad Zimonjic and Olga Danilovic after a match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. Djokovic organized nights out in Belgrade for the players and pictures and videos of him dancing with the other participants at his event were posted on social media. With both Serbia and Croatia easing lockdown measures weeks before the event, players were not obliged to observe social distancing rules in either country. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Germany’s Alexander Zverev, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov and Austria’s Dominic Thiem pose for a selfie before a press conference during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. The tournament witnessed packed stands during the opening leg in Belgrade, players hugging at the net, playing basketball, posing for pictures and attending press conferences together. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Germany’s Alexander Zverev, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov and Austria’s Dominic Thiem pose for a selfie before a press conference during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. The tournament witnessed packed stands...more

Germany’s Alexander Zverev, Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov and Austria’s Dominic Thiem pose for a selfie before a press conference during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. The tournament witnessed packed stands during the opening leg in Belgrade, players hugging at the net, playing basketball, posing for pictures and attending press conferences together. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Members of the media are seen before a press conference during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Members of the media are seen before a press conference during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Members of the media are seen before a press conference during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. Djokovic said the idea behind his tournament was noble and he wanted to raise funds for players in need. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. Djokovic said the idea behind his tournament was noble and he wanted to raise funds for players in need. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. Djokovic said the idea behind his tournament was noble and he wanted to raise funds for players in need. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitov and Germany's Alexander Zverev are seen during the trophy ceremony during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Croatia's Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki have previously tested positive after playing in Djokovic's Adria Tour exhibition tournament in the Balkan region. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitov and Germany's Alexander Zverev are seen during the trophy ceremony during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Croatia's Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki have...more

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitov and Germany's Alexander Zverev are seen during the trophy ceremony during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Croatia's Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki have previously tested positive after playing in Djokovic's Adria Tour exhibition tournament in the Balkan region. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic with Serbia's Viktor Troicki after winning their match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. "Everything we did in the past month, we did with a pure heart and sincere intentions," said Djokovic, who is also the head of the players council of the men's ATP Tour. "Our tournament meant to unite and share a message of solidarity and compassion throughout the region.

"The Tour has been designed to help both established and up and coming tennis players from South-Eastern Europe to gain access to some competitive tennis while the various tours are on hold due to the COVID-19 situation." REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic with Serbia's Viktor Troicki after winning their match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. "Everything we did in the past month, we did with a pure heart and sincere intentions," said Djokovic, who is...more

Serbia's Novak Djokovic with Serbia's Viktor Troicki after winning their match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. "Everything we did in the past month, we did with a pure heart and sincere intentions," said Djokovic, who is also the head of the players council of the men's ATP Tour. "Our tournament meant to unite and share a message of solidarity and compassion throughout the region. "The Tour has been designed to help both established and up and coming tennis players from South-Eastern Europe to gain access to some competitive tennis while the various tours are on hold due to the COVID-19 situation." REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Austria's Dominic Thiem poses with the trophy along with Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Germany's Alexander Zverev during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. A statement confirmed that the remainder of the Adria Tour had been cancelled, the two-day event on July 3 and 4 in Banja Luka, Bosnia and the planned exhibition match with Bosnian Damir Dzumhur in Sarajevo on July 5.

"We are extremely disappointed to have to cancel the events in Banja Luka and Sarajevo," said Novak's brother Djordje Djokovic, the director of the Adria Tour.

"We were looking forward to treating fans in these two cities to watching Novak Djokovic and other top players. Unfortunately, the recent events make everyone's speedy recovery a top priority." REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Austria's Dominic Thiem poses with the trophy along with Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Germany's Alexander Zverev during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. A statement confirmed that the remainder of the Adria Tour had been cancelled,...more

Austria's Dominic Thiem poses with the trophy along with Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Germany's Alexander Zverev during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. A statement confirmed that the remainder of the Adria Tour had been cancelled, the two-day event on July 3 and 4 in Banja Luka, Bosnia and the planned exhibition match with Bosnian Damir Dzumhur in Sarajevo on July 5. "We are extremely disappointed to have to cancel the events in Banja Luka and Sarajevo," said Novak's brother Djordje Djokovic, the director of the Adria Tour. "We were looking forward to treating fans in these two cities to watching Novak Djokovic and other top players. Unfortunately, the recent events make everyone's speedy recovery a top priority." REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Germany's Alexander Zverev are seen after the final match between Austria's Dominic Thiem and Serbia's Filip Krajinovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Germany's Alexander Zverev are seen after the final match between Austria's Dominic Thiem and Serbia's Filip Krajinovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Germany's Alexander Zverev are seen after the final match between Austria's Dominic Thiem and Serbia's Filip Krajinovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Austria's Dominic Thiem after winning his final match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Austria's Dominic Thiem after winning his final match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Austria's Dominic Thiem after winning his final match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his match against Serbia's Viktor Troicki during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his match against Serbia's Viktor Troicki during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during his match against Serbia's Viktor Troicki during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Pianist Lola Astanova performs as Serbia's Novak Djokovic looks on during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Pianist Lola Astanova performs as Serbia's Novak Djokovic looks on during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Pianist Lola Astanova performs as Serbia's Novak Djokovic looks on during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Fans in the stands during the doubles match between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and former player Jelena Jankovic against Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic and Olga Danilovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Fans in the stands during the doubles match between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and former player Jelena Jankovic against Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic and Olga Danilovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Fans in the stands during the doubles match between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and former player Jelena Jankovic against Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic and Olga Danilovic during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, Serbia's Novak Djokovic, Dusan Lajovic, Austria's Dominic Thiem, Germany's Alexander Zverev pose for a photo with the ballkids during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, Serbia's Novak Djokovic, Dusan Lajovic, Austria's Dominic Thiem, Germany's Alexander Zverev pose for a photo with the ballkids during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko...more

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, Serbia's Novak Djokovic, Dusan Lajovic, Austria's Dominic Thiem, Germany's Alexander Zverev pose for a photo with the ballkids during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic with his wife Jelena, his father Srdjan, his mother Dijana and his brother Marko in the stands during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic with his wife Jelena, his father Srdjan, his mother Dijana and his brother Marko in the stands during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbia's Novak Djokovic with his wife Jelena, his father Srdjan, his mother Dijana and his brother Marko in the stands during Adria Tour at Novak Tennis Centre in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Austria's Dominic Thiem and Serbia's Filip Krajinovic pose for a picture before their final match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020.  REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Austria's Dominic Thiem and Serbia's Filip Krajinovic pose for a picture before their final match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020.  REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Austria's Dominic Thiem and Serbia's Filip Krajinovic pose for a picture before their final match during the Adria Tour in Belgrade, Serbia, June 14, 2020.  REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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