Covid enters Roland Garros. With a short press release, the French tennis federation has made it known that the Croatians Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic, seeded couple number 1 in the double table of the Paris slam, have tested positive for the coronavirus. Under the tournament security protocols, the two players were wiped off the scoreboard and quarantined.
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Pavic and Metkic’s debut was scheduled for today against the Spaniards Feliciano Lopez and Jaue Munar: their place has been assigned to two other Spaniards, Andujar and Martinez. Pavic and Metkic, winners of 6 tournaments, had recently also triumphed at the Internazionali in Rome.