Adria Tour Final In Zadar Cancelled

ZADAR, June 21, 2020

Sunday’s final of the Adria Tour in Zadar between World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Russia’s Andrey Rublev has been cancelled following Grigor Dimitrov‘s announcement of his positive test of Covid-19:

“Hi Everyone-I want to reach out and let my fans and friends know that I tested positive back in Monaco for Covid-19. I want to make sure anyone who has been in contact with me during these past days gets tested and takes the necessary precautions. I am so sorry for any harm I might have caused. I am back home now and recovering. Thanks for your support and please stay safe and healthy. GD”

The 29-year-old Bulgarian, who played the Adria Tour events in Belgrade and Zadar, announced on Instagram that he has tested positive for Covid-19 in his residence in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

In the past 10 days, the Bulgarian played in two stadiums with packed crowd in two different countries, competed in a football and basketball game with Djokovic, Zverev and Co. Dimitrov withdrew from the tournament after losing his first match in Zadar to Borna Coric on Saturday afternoon.

Organizers of the Adria Tour stated on Instagram:

“At all times we have strictly followed the epidemiological measures in place with the countries where the Adria Tour was organised. None of the people involved in the organisation and who have been in contact with Grigor have any symptoms. However, we are in close contact with health authorities in order to insure that all people who were in contact with Grigor Dimitrov will be tested tonight. Since we do not want to risk, we decided to cancel the Final match. The concert of Peter Graso, which was supposed to take place after the final match, was also canceled. For the organizers of the Adria Tour, the health of all participants and visitor comes first.”

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URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT 📢‼️ The Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov has tested positive for COVID 19. A positive test was confirmed to him tonight in Monaco. As a precaution and to protect the health of all participants and visitors, the organisers of Adria Team have decided to cancel the Grand Finale of the tennis spectacle planned for tonight. ⠀ At all times we have strictly followed the epidemiological measures in place with the countries where the Adria Tour was organised. None of the people involved in the organisation and who have been in contact with Grigor have any symptoms. However, we are in close contact with health authorities in order to insure that all people who were in contact with Grigor Dimitrov will be tested tonight. Since we do not want to risk, we decided to cancel the Final match. The concert of Peter Graso, which was supposed to take place after the final match, was also canceled. For the organizers of the Adria Tour, the health of all participants and visitor comes first. ⠀ More information soon. ⠀ Thank you for understanding! #AdriaTour

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Results: Sunday, June 21 

Borna Coric (CRO) def. Pedja Krstin (SRB) 4:3 (7:4) 4:3 (7:2)
Andrey Rublev (RUS) def. Alexander Zverev (GER) 4:2 4:1
Novak Djokovic (SRB) def. Nino Serdarusic (CRO) 4:1 4:3 (7:3)
Danilo Petrovic (SRB) – Marin Cilic (CRO) 4:2 4:2

FINAL: Novak Djokovic (SRB) – Andrey Rublev (RUS) CANCELED