Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will miss the WTA 500 in Adelaide, the tournament that lifts the curtain on women’s tennis in 2022 in the first week of the new year broadcast by SuperTennis.
The Russian, number 11 in the world, discovered she had contracted Covid-19 after testing positive after a swab upon arrival in Australia.
“Unfortunately, I have bad news to give you – I wrote on social media -. I arrived on Tuesday and tested positive for Covid-19. I was fully vaccinated and ready for my season in Dubai, but we live in unexpected times. Now I am in complete isolation in A private hotel and I follow protocols under the supervision of doctors.”
– Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (@NastiaPav) December 30, 2021
The 30-year-old, who achieved her first Grand Slam final at Roland Garros last year before winning the Olympic gold in Tokyo in mixed doubles and the Billie Jean King Cup with Russia in Prague, is just the latest in a long line of players and The players grapple with the consequences of the Omicron variant.
In addition to compatriots Andrei Rublev and Aslan Karatsev, who were forced to miss the ATP Cup in Sydney, she recently tested positive for Rafa Nadal, Denis Shapovalov, Belinda Bencic and Ons Jabeur.
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