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Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Another blow for Wimbledon, another star Matteo Berrettini pulls out after testing COVID-19 positive

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Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: The third Grand Slam of the year has suffered yet another blow. After Marin Cilic had to pull out due to Covid-19, last year’s finalist Matteo Berrettini has also contracted the virus. He has been forced to withdraw. This is yet another big setback as the tournament is already without Roger Federer. Follow Wimbledon 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

“I am heartbroken to announce that I need to withdraw from Wimbledon due to a positive COVID-19 test result. I have had flu symptoms and been isolating the last few days,” Berrettini said in an Instagram post.

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Another blow for Wimbledon, another star Matteo Berrettini pulls out after testing COVID-19 positive

Matteo Berrettini stunned everyone, reaching the Wimbledon 2021 Final. Although he lost to Novak Djokovic in a four-set battle in the final, he made his mark.

“Despite symptoms not being severe, I decided it was important to take another test this morning to protect the health and safety of my fellow competitors and everyone else involved in the tournament. I have no words to describe the extreme disappointment I feel. The dream is over for this year, but I will be back stronger. Thank you for the support,” Matteo Berrettini added.

Wimbledon 2022 Live: Heartbreak for in-form Marin Cilic, forced to withdraw from Wimbledon after testing positive for Covid-19

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Another blow for Wimbledon, another star Matteo Berrettini pulls out after testing COVID-19 positive

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Another blow for Wimbledon, another star Matteo Berrettini pulls out after testing COVID-19 positive

On Monday, Marin Cilic tested positive for Covid-19 and had to withdraw, making him the first pull-out.

“Hey guys, I am sad to share that I tested positive for COVID,” he said on his Instagram account, adding that he was “heartbroken” to see his season on grass end due to illness.

Wimbledon 2022 LIVE: Another blow for Wimbledon, another star Matteo Berrettini pulls out after testing COVID-19 positive

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