‘We’re not getting tested’: Zverev says more players probably have COVID-19

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Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts during his second round match against Australia's John Millman

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 19, 2022 Germany’s Alexander Zverev reacts during his second round match against Australia’s John Millman REUTERS/Loren Elliott

MELBOURNE—Alexander Zverev believes there are probably more players at the Australian Open who have COVID-19 but they are not being tested, the third seed said on Wednesday.

Frenchman Ugo Humbert said earlier on Wednesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, a day after his first round defeat by compatriot Richard Gasquet, forcing him to isolate for a week in Australia.

Players must be fully vaccinated to compete at the Australian Open, a rule that forced the government to deport world number one Novak Djokovic due to his unvaccinated status.

“We are allowed to go outside to eat, allowed to do whatever we want, so I think it’s natural that more people get…

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