25 more players in Australian Open quarantine

Naomi Osaka is one of 72 players undergoing a mandatory 14-day quarantine prior to the start of the Australian Open on February 8. – EPA pic, January 17, 2021.

AN additional 25 players will have to spend two weeks in quarantine before the Australian Open, organisers said today, as Covid-19 continued to disrupt preparations for the Grand Slam tournament.

The players were on a flight from Doha to Melbourne on which one passenger, who is not one of the players, tested positive for coronavirus, having tested negative before the flight.

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