Johanna Konta has been dominated out of Wimbledon after certainly one of her workforce examined optimistic for coronavirus.
The British no.1, who was seeded 27th this yr, has been deemed a detailed contact and subsequently should isolate for ten days. She was as a result of play Czech Katerina Siniakova within the first spherical on Tuesday.
Konta will likely be changed within the Wimbledon singles by fortunate loser Yafan Wang of China.
An announcement from the All England Garden Tennis Membership (AELTC) learn: “A member of Johanna Konta’s workforce offered with COVID-19 signs this morning, and instantly remoted and undertook a PCR check in accordance with The Championships’ testing protocols.
“A optimistic outcome was returned which resulted within the AELTC, along with Public Well being England, figuring out Johanna Konta to be a detailed contact.
“According to authorities laws, she is required to self-isolate for 10 days and subsequently is withdrawn from The Championships.
“Each Johanna and her workforce member had examined detrimental on all their earlier exams undertaken inside The Championships’ protocols.
“Each people had been suggested of the optimistic check and shut contact classification and are actually self-isolating for the following 10 days.”