Huge COVID scare for Rafael Nadal after selfie with player at Wimbledon 2022 goes viral

27-year-old German tennis player Tamara Korpatsch was in the news recently after she attacked her partner Harmony Tan for withdrawing from the doubles at Wimbledon 2022. Now she has announced another bad news of a positive Covid test. . Also, this news can be a disturbing news for Rafael Nadal and his fans.

Today, the Spaniard will face the Italian tennis player Lorenzo Sonega in the third round at the Wimbledon championship. However, after Korpatsch’s unfortunate news, things may not turn out in his favor.

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Worrying news for Rafael Nadal after Tamara Korpatsch tests positive for COVID

Almost 17 hours ago, Tamara Korpatsch posted a selfie with Rafael Nadal and John Isner on her official Instagram account. She has now announced that she has tested positive for Covid with symptoms. IN caption of her Instagram post she wrote, “Unfortunately I had to withdraw from my next tournament in Contrexeville WTA 125. I tested positive for Covid… Unfortunately with symptoms. I had very high fevers, sore throats and the worst headache ever. I will stay at home in quarantine for the next few days.”

She had previously posted a selfie with Nadal, which could be worrying for the Spaniard’s camp as there is a good chance that Nadal could have contracted the virus from the German tennis player.

Korpatsch previously missed out on playing her first Wimbledon doubles match after her partner Harmony Tan pulled out at the last minute. Especially the Tan beat Serena Williams in the first round after nearly three hours of play. This news upset the German player and she lashed out at her on Instagram.

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Nadal is preparing for his third round match at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships

Despite the covid scare, Nadal is most likely to advance to a third-round match with Sonego. In the previous rounds, Nadal did not look like his usual self, but still managed to win both of his matches. She is the No. 2 seed this year as she bids to win her third consecutive Wimbledon Grand Slam title.

August 10, 2021; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a serve as he practices on his day off before his match at the National Bank Open at the Aviva Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

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Meanwhile, we’ve already lost several top players to Covid, including last year’s finalist Matteo Berrettini. He was also in excellent form and leading into the tournament. Apart from him, Marin Cilic also withdrew from the event for the same reason.

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