Play Suspended At Melbourne Park Thursday
Thursday’s play at Melbourne Park has been cancelled after a hotel worker tested positive for COVID-19 at a tournament quarantine hotel. As a consequence, play the ATP Cup, two ATP 250 tournaments and three WTA 500 tournaments will not happen.
Tennis Australia released the following statement:
Health Authorities have advised us that a hotel quarantine worker has tested positive for COVID-19.
Those associated with the Australian Open who quarantined at the hotel now need to be tested and isolate until they receive a negative test result.
We will work with everyone involved to facilitate testing as quickly as possible.
There will be no matches at Melbourne Park on Thursday 4 February 2021. An update on the schedule for Friday will be announced later today.