Novak Djokovic Tests Positive for Covid-19 After Organizing Tennis Tournament Without Social Distancing

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Novak Djokovic, the top men’s tennis player in the world, tested positive for Covid-19 after organizing a tennis tournament featuring several other top players who also contracted the virus, he announced Tuesday.

At least three other players — Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki — and two coaches have also tested positive for coronavirus from the event. During Djokovic’s Adria Tour in Croatia, players did not wear face masks, social distancing wasn’t enforced after matches, and there was no systemic testing done for participants of the tournament.

According to the New York Times, the tournament’s host town, Zadar, did not have any cases until Djokovic’s exhibition. Djokovic said the event was
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