After saying he “shouldn’t have played” in his French Open fourth round match due to Covid-like symptoms, tennis star Alexander Zverev has said he’s tested negative for the virus.

In a story posted on Instagram, the world No.7 screenshotted his negative test as well as saying: “Wanted to update everyone that I have again tested negative for Covid.

“I wasn’t 100% yesterday and will now take a few days to recover. Also wanted to say full credit to Jannik (Sinner) for a great match. Best of luck the rest of the way,” added Zverev, referring to the Italian teenager who beat him in four sets on Sunday at Roland Garros.

Afterwards, the German told reporters that he played despite feeling sick and having a high fever. He admitted that he “shouldn’t have played” because of how he was feeling.

Read the full story: CNN


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