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All confirmed Wimbledon Covid-19 withdrawals 2022

Covid-19 has been a major talking point at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships with multiple players' tournaments having been ended prematurely by positive tests.

The virus was a problem at the recent French Open too, but underreporting of cases and relaxed testing protocols mean that there are almost certainly more players with Covid-19 than is being reported.

We take a look at all the players ruled out of this year's Wimbledon Championships due to positive Covid-19 tests.

Marin Cilic

Croatian tennis star Marin Cilic was the first Wimbledon 2022 contender to withdraw from this year's Championships due to Covid-19, testing positive just days before his first-round clash with American MacKenzie McDonald.

Cilic had enjoyed a practice session with World No.1 Novak Djokovic just a week earlier, but the Serbian remains fit and healthy ahead of his third-round clash with Miomir Kecmanovic.

Matteo Berrettini

Covid-19 also put an end to Matteo Berrettini's 2022 Wimbledon campaign. The Italian reached the final in 2021 and has enjoyed an excellent recent run on grass, singling him out as one of the major contenders for the Men's Singles title this year.

The 26-year-old was scheduled to play Chilean player Cristian Garin on Tuesday afternoon but was forced to withdraw from the Championships prior to his first-round game due to a positive test.

Roberto Bautista Agut

Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut is the most recent to withdraw from Wimbledon 2022 due to a positive Covid-19 test.

The experienced Spaniard cruised past Hungary's Attila Balazs in the first round and was set to battle with Daniel Alahi Galan of Colombia for a place in the third round before a positive Covid-19 test ruled him out of action.

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