“We Will Get Through This Together”: Simona Halep Reveals She Has Tested Positive For COVID-19


Simona Halep

Wimbledon Reigning Simona Halep was kept herself too far away from the Coronavirus since it broke out. Additionally, the Romanian skipped this year’s US Open series over concern of the giant virus pandemic. However, Halep eventually announced she has tested positive for it. 

Lastly, Simona featured in the Franch Open 2020, where she was favored to win the title. But, the 2018 winner lost her fourth-round match to eventual champion Iga Swiatek in straight sets.

Follows by the former world number one has not been appeared in the WTA tours to date. According to her recent social media post, she is now spending her valuable time with family and friends. 

Simona Halep

However, the 29-years-old wrote on her tweeter handle on Saturday, “Hi everyone. I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for COVID-19. I am self-isolating well from mild symptoms. I feel good…we will get through this together.” 

Simona Halep In Tennis Tours Resumption 

While tennis tours suspended almost fives months earlier this year due to lockdown, Halep used those periods purposely for her right foot injury recovery. 

The world number two won her first title in her comeback at the Prague Open, her first WTA tour in the resumption. Earlier, She also skipped Palermo Open a few days before beginning for the same Coronavirus quarantine issue. Simona also won the Italian Open trophy for the first time in the third final appearance.  

Simona Halep

With 14 winning streaks, Halep went into the Roland Garros as a favorite player this year. Whereas Romanian managed to win her first three matches without losing a single set, She gave up to Polish before reaching the round of eight after just won three games of the match. 

We hope Simona will get well soon and will be ready for the upcoming season!

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