ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — American tennis player Sam Querrey was placed in isolation by Russian authorities after testing positive for the coronavirus and then left the country on a private plane, organizers of the St. Petersburg Open said Thursday.
The tournament said Querrey and his wife tested positive on Sunday, the day before play started. They tested negative on arrival in Russia four days earlier. Querrey was withdrawn from the competition and his family was asked to isolate at a hotel.
Organizers said Querrey did not open the door for doctors who came to examine the family on Monday, with the player saying his baby son was sleeping.