Tennis player Wang Qiang waits in line for a Covid-19 test at the View Hotel in Melbourne days before the Australian Open is expected to start. Photo: AAP Image/James Ross NO ARCHIVING Tennis player Wang Qiang waits in line for a Covid-19 test at the View Hotel in Melbourne days before the Australian Open is expected to start. Photo: AAP Image/James Ross NO ARCHIVING
Tennis player Wang Qiang waits in line for a Covid-19 test at the View Hotel in Melbourne days before the Australian Open is expected to start. Photo: AAP Image/James Ross NO ARCHIVING

Australian Open boss ‘absolutely confident’ tournament will go ahead despite Covid-19 case and hundreds in isolation

  • Craig Tiley says plans have not changed for next week’s start and the tournament, already delayed by three weeks, will go ahead ‘as scheduled’
  • A positive test at the designated quarantine hotel caused hundreds to isolate, including Tsitsipas and Wawrinka

Topic |   Australian Open 2021
Tennis player Wang Qiang waits in line for a Covid-19 test at the View Hotel in Melbourne days before the Australian Open is expected to start. Photo: AAP Image/James Ross NO ARCHIVING Tennis player Wang Qiang waits in line for a Covid-19 test at the View Hotel in Melbourne days before the Australian Open is expected to start. Photo: AAP Image/James Ross NO ARCHIVING
Tennis player Wang Qiang waits in line for a Covid-19 test at the View Hotel in Melbourne days before the Australian Open is expected to start. Photo: AAP Image/James Ross NO ARCHIVING
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