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Former doubles champion Frederik Nielsen out of Wimbledon over Covid-19 contact | Tennis News – Eagles Vine

LONDON: Former men’s doubles champion Frederik Nielsen was Saturday forced to withdraw from Wimbledon after being identified as a close contact of a positive coronavirus case, the All England Club announced.
“The referee’s office has advised that Frederik Nielsen has been withdrawn from the gentlemen’s doubles draw, having been classified as a close contact,” said a statement.
The 37-year-old Dane, who won the 2012 men’s doubles title with Britain’s Jonny Marray, had been due to partner Croatia’s Franko Skugor at Wimbledon which starts Monday.
He must now isolate for 10 days in line with British government legislation.


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