Tokyo 2020: Dan Evans withdraws from the Olympic Games after testing positive for coronavirus

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Tokyo 2020: Dan Evans withdraws from the Olympic Games after testing positive for coronavirus


Dan Evans was kicked out of this month’s rescheduled Olympics in Tokyo after testing positive for coronavirus; Evans said on social media: “I am extremely disappointed and am isolating myself right now”; Johanna Konta was also forced to step down on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19

Last update: 07/14/21 8:20 p.m.

Dan Evans will not go to the Tokyo Olympics this summer

Britain’s No.1 Dan Evans has withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after testing positive for coronavirus.

Evans’ positive test comes just a day after Britain’s number one Johanna Konta was also forced to withdraw from this summer’s Tokyo Olympics due to the signing of COVID-19.

In an Instagram post, Evans said, “Unfortunately, I recently tested positive for COVID-19.

“As a result, I will not be able to prepare and prepare for the Tokyo Olympics. I am extremely disappointed and am currently isolating myself according to the guidelines set out by the government.

Evans has yet to compete in the Olympics for the GB team

Evans has yet to compete in the Olympics for the GB team

“I wish the entire GB team all the best for the Games and look forward to being on the pitch in the near future. “

Evans failed to reach the last 16 at Wimbledon this year following his loss to American Sebastian Korda.

Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer also withdrew from the Olympics on Tuesday due to a knee injury, joining Simona Halep, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem who had already withdrawn from the revamped Games.

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