Adria Tour participants Dusan Lajovic and Nikola Milojevic test negative



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Adria Tour participants Dusan Lajovic and Nikola Milojevic test negative

World No. 23 Dusan Lajovic and rising Serbian star Nikola Milojevic have tested negative for the coronavirus after participating at the Adria Tour, per Sasa Ozmo of Sport Klub.

Over the last few days, four participants of the Adria Tour have tested positive for the coronavirus. On Sunday, Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov announced he tested positive for the coronavirus after returning to Monaco.

The following day, it was announced that Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki also tested positive for the coronavirus. On Tuesday, 17-time Grand Slam champion and the founder of the Adria Tour -- Novak Djokovic -- announced he was positive for the coronavirus.

Lajovic and Milojevic participated in the first leg of the Adria Tour event in Belgrade, which run from June 13-14. Lajovic played Dimitrov in his opening match at the Adria Tour and ended up losing in three sets. In his next match played, Lajovic won the first set against eventual Adria Tour champion Dominic Thiem, before he was beaten in three sets.

Lajovic didn't finish his last group match as he retired after losing the first set to Milojevic. Milojevic entered the Adria Tour as a replacement for Damir Dzumhur and he stunned Dimitrov in his lone full match played in Belgrade.

Djokovic was sorry for what happened at the Adria Tour "Hi everyone. We are back in Belgrade and I've tested positive for COVID-19 as well as Jelena. The kids have tested negative. We will remain in self-isolation for the next 14 days and repeat the test in 5 days," Djokovic said in a note posted on his Twitter account "I'm so deeply sorry our tournament has caused harm.

Everything the organizers and I did the past month, we did with a pure heart and sincere intentions. We believed the tournament met all health protocols and the health of our region seemed in good condition to finally unite for philanthropic reasons "We were wrong and it was too soon.

I can't express how sorry I'm for this and every case of infection. If you attended Adria Tour or were around any attendees please get tested and practice social distancing. For those in Belgrade and Zadar, we will be sharing health resources in the immediate future.

"The rest of the tournament has been cancelled and we will remain focused on all those who have been affected. I pray for everyone's full recovery." Djokovic made the final of the Adria Tour event in Zadar but there was no winner as the match was called off.