Nick Kyrgios Reacts To Novak Djokovic Testing Positive For Coronavirus
Tennis ace Djokovic and his wife tested positive for the virus after arriving back in Belgrade following the tour in Badar, Croatia.
Footage of the world number one dancing in a nightclub with other players emerged on social media prior to his positive test and Kyrgios let his feelings be known.
The Australian retweeted the clip and his message read: "Prayers up to all the players that have contracted Covid - 19. Don't @ me for anything I've done that has been 'irresponsible' or classified as 'stupidity' - this takes the cake."
He also retweeted a comment from a fan which askwd "How dumb can they all be?"
https://t.co/FeD2OJ3L6I how dumb can they all be honestly.
- Melanie Maizels (@mel_maizels) June 23, 2020
Social distancing measures were not in place at the event and Kyrgios had previously said anyone taking part in the event made a "bonehead decision".
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Following his positive test, Djokovic released a statement in which he defended the Adria Tour and his involvement.
"Everything we did in the past month, we did with a pure heart and sincere intentions," the 33-year-old explained per The Telegraph. "Our tournament meant to unite and share a message of solidarity and compassion throughout the region.
"The Tour has been designed to help both established and up and coming tennis players from South-Eastern Europe to gain access to some competitive tennis while the various tours are on hold due to the Covid-19 situation.
"It was all born with a philanthropic idea, to direct all raised funds towards people in need and it warmed my heart to see how everybody strongly responded to this.
"We organised the tournament at the moment when the virus has weakened, believing the the conditions for hosting the tournament had been met.
"Unfortunately, the virus is still present, and it is a new reality that we are still learning to cope and live with.
"I am hoping things will ease with time so we can all resume lives the way they were. I am extremely sorry for each individual case of infection. I hope that it will not complicate anyone's health situation and that everyone will be fine.
"I will remain in self-isolation for the next 14 days, and repeat the test in five days."
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