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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Wednesday July 14, 2021

 
Dan Evans

Dan Evans is out of the Tokyo Olympics thanks to a positive Covid-19 test.

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The British Olympics tennis team has been dealt another tough blow as Dan Evans has been ruled out due to a positive Covid-19 test result.

Tennis Express

The World No.28 is the top-ranked British player at the moment. The news comes just one day after Johanna Konta, the top-ranked British female player, revealed that he had tested positive for Covid-19 and would also miss the Tokyo Olympics.



The men’s and women’s singles events at the Olympics has been hit by a large amount of players opting out, due to strict coronavirus countermeasures, the lack of fans in attendance, the busy tennis tour calendar, and injuries.

Here is the current list of qualified players that will not be attending, as of July 14. The Olympic tennis event begins on July 24.

Olympics Tennis: Who Will be Missing?

No. 3 Simona Halep Injury
No.5 Bianca Andreescu
No. 6 Sofia Kenin
No. 16 Serena Williams
No. 27 Madison Keys
No.31 Daria Kasatkina
No.32 Petra Martic
No.37 Sorana Cirstea
No.38 Johanna Konta
No.56 Jil Teichmann
No.96 Clara Tauson

Men:

No. 3 Rafael Nadal
No. 6 Dominic Thiem
No.9 Roger Federer
No. 10 Denis Shapovalov
No.14 Roberto Bautista Agut
No. 16 Casper Ruud
No. 18 Cristian Garin
No. 20 David Goffin 
No. 21 Grigor Dimitrov
No. 22 Milos Raonic
No. 23 Jannik Sinner
No.28 Dan Evans
No. 30 Stan Wawrinka
No. 33 Reilly Opelka
No. 34 John Isner
No. 42 Adrian Mannarino
No.43 Dusan Lajovic
No.46 Sebastian Korda

No. 48 Federico Delbonis
No.54 Richard Gasquet
No. 58 Nick Kyrgios
No.75 Guido Pella

 

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