Querrey accused of leaving Russia regardless of virus constructive | Tennis Information

ST. PETERSBURG (RUSSIA): US tennis participant Sam Querrey was positioned in isolation by Russian authorities after testing constructive for the coronavirus however left the nation on a non-public airplane, organisers of the St. Petersburg Open mentioned on Thursday.
The match mentioned Querrey and his spouse examined constructive on Sunday, the day earlier than principal draw play began. They examined adverse on arrival in Russia 4 days earlier. He was withdrawn from the competitors and the household was requested to isolate collectively at a lodge.
In an announcement, the match mentioned Querrey didn’t open the door to medical doctors who got here to look at the household on Monday, saying his child son was sleeping, and the household then left the lodge earlier than a second scheduled examination the following day.
“Sam Querrey, because the lodge’s safety cameras recognized, left the lodge collectively along with his household at 5:45 a.m. on Oct. 13 with out informing the reception service. As Querrey informed an ATP consultant, he left Russia along with his household on a non-public airplane,” the match mentioned, citing data from the ATP Tour.
The ATP mentioned it was investigating an incident on the match, however didn’t title Querrey.
“The ATP is conscious of an incident concerning a participant’s severe breach of protocol referring to COVID-19 at this week’s St. Petersburg Open,” the tour mentioned.
“Adhering to well being and security protocols is essential to make sure occasions happen safely and throughout the pointers established by native authorities. Gamers and their assist group members are reminded that breaches of protocol can jeopardize an occasion’s means to function and have repercussions on the remainder of the Tour. In accordance with ATP’s Code of Conduct, we’re taking this matter extraordinarily severely and an investigation is underway.”
There was no instant remark from a spokesperson for Querrey, who’s ranked 49th on this planet.

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