Spanish 17th seed Roberto Bautista Agut on Thursday became the third man to withdraw from Wimbledon with Covid-19.
“Today I have notified Wimbledon of my withdrawal. I have tested positive for Covid-19,” tweeted the 34-year-old.
“Fortunately, the symptoms are not very serious, but I think it is the best decision. Thanks for your support. I hope to come back soon.”
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The 2019 semi-finalist joins world number 11 and 2021 runner-up Matteo Berrettini and 2017 finalist Marin Cilic in pulling out of the event due to coronavirus.
Bautista Agut’s withdrawal means that Colombia’s Daniel Elahi Galan receives a walkover into the third round.