Sam Querrey: US tennis player accused of fleeing Russia after testing positive for coronavirus

The 33-year-previous and his wife had examined constructive for the virus in advance of the St. Petersburg Open up this week and were put in quarantine at a 5-star resort, according to the match organizers.

Local health authorities had suggested Querrey and his household ought to be moved to a non-public apartment but the World no. 49 did not remedy the door when a staff of medical professionals was dispatched to consider their situation, according to organizers.

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“Sam Querrey was scheduled to retest on Thursday, October 15, nonetheless, as an alternative of performing in accordance with ATP policies and the tournament’s sanitary protocol, Sam Querrey was recorded leaving the resort by hotel protection cameras at 5.45 a.m. on October 13, with his family, with out notifying the reception,” go through a assertion from organizers.

“As Querrey instructed the ATP consultant, he and his relatives remaining Russia on a private airplane.”

The ATP, the governing physique for men’s tennis, told CNN it was aware of an incident “relating to a player’s significant breach of protocol” and verified it has launched an investigation. It did not identify Querrey in its assertion.

Querrey has not received a grand slam singles title in his vocation but did access the semifinals of Wimbledon in 2017.

CNN arrived at out to Querrey’s associates but has not nonetheless acquired a reaction.

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