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Tennis Australia says it will support Australian Open players who have to self-isolate

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A Canadian tennis coach who tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Melbourne for the Australian Open has apologised for the disruption and says he has no idea how he caught the virus.

Dozens of players who flew into Melbourne for the Australian Open will be confined to their rooms and unable to train outside for 14 days after passengers on two chartered flights tested positive for COVID-19.

There were two cases on QR7493 from the United States — a flight crew member and a tournament participant who is not a player — and another non-player on EY8004 from the United Emirates, COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria confirmed yesterday.

Sylvain Bruneau, the coach of 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu, was on flight EY8004 which arrived…



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