Shapovalov tests positive for Covid-19 in Sydney

Denis Shapovalov, who is part of Canada’s team for the 2022 ATP Cup, has tested positive for Covid-19 in Sydney, the 22-year-old said.

Shapovalov played last week at the World Tennis Championship exhibition event in Abu Dhabi, where he beat 20-times major winner Rafael Nadal in the third-place playoff match.

Nadal, Olympic champion Belinda Bencic and Tunisian Ons Jabeur all tested positive for the virus after playing the tournament. Shapovalov said he is experiencing minor symptoms.

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