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Wimbledon 2021 Runner-up Berrettini Withdraws with COVID Infection

Wimbledon 2021 Runner-up Berrettini Withdraws with COVID Infection

Tuesday, 28 June, 2022 - 10:30
Matteo Berrettini of Italy practices at Wimbledon tennis courts ahead of the Wimbledon Championships 2022, Wimbledon, Britain, 24 June 2022. (EPA)

Matteo Berrettini, the 2021 Wimbledon runner-up, has pulled out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament after testing positive for COVID-19.


The All England Club announced Berrettini’s withdrawal and he posted about it on Instagram.


The eighth-seeded Italian was supposed to play Cristian Garín in the first round on Tuesday.


Berrettini is being replaced in the field by Elias Ymer, who lost in qualifying.


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