Sam Querrey flees Russia in private plane with his family after testing positive for COVID-19

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United States tennis participant Sam Querrey examined optimistic for COVID-19 in Russia on Sunday and was positioned in isolation, nonetheless then left the nation on a personal airplane when the St. Petersburg Open started, organizers of the match acknowledged on Thursday. Based on the Related Press, Querry and his accomplice each examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Sudnay, 24 hours forward of the primary spherical of the St. Petersburg Open in Russia.

“Sam Querrey, on account of the resort’s safety cameras acknowledged, left the resort collectively collectively collectively collectively collectively along with his household at 5:45 a.m. on Oct. 13 with out informing the reception service. As Querrey educated an ATP information, he left Russia collectively collectively collectively collectively along with his household on a personal airplane,” match organizers educated the AP.

The pair had examined detrimental remaining week as shortly as they arrived in Russia. Following the optimistic try, Querrey withdrew from the St. Petersburg Open after which, after being educated he wished to isolate, fled the nation altogether on Tuesday collectively collectively collectively collectively along with his accomplice and their eight-month-old son, Ford. Ultimately earlier than he left Russia collectively collectively collectively collectively along with his household, match officers claimed Querrey would not let docs into his resort room to try him. Medical medical medical docs tried to enter his room for a second examination on Tuesday, nonetheless Querrey was overseas in the mean time.

New York Occasions tennis reporter Ben Rothenberg wrote in a Twitter thread that Querrey and his accomplice chosen to flee Russia on account of they feared being hospitalized and separated from their youthful son:

Based on Rothenberg, Querrey’s plan is to take care of his household’s location unknown to most people for now.

The ATP has acknowledged they’re at present wanting into “an incident” on the St. Petersburg Open that decisions “a participant’s excessive breach of protocol regarding COVID-19.” Nonetheless, Querrey merely shouldn’t be talked about all by the use of the assertion. 

“The ATP is privy to an incident referring to a participant’s excessive breach of protocol regarding COVID-19 at this week’s St. Petersburg Open,” the ATP acknowledged. “Adhering to appropriately being and security protocols is necessary to confirm occasions happen safely and contained in the foundations established by native authorities. Avid avid gamers and their help workforce members are reminded that breaches of protocol can jeopardize an occasion’s means to carry out and have repercussions on the remainder of the Tour. In accordance with ATP’s Code of Conduct, we’re taking this matter terribly critically and an investigation is underway.”

Querrey is at present ranked on account of the 49th-best mens tennis participant on this planet and has a 372-304 profession report as a single competitor.

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