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Pouille positive for Covid-19!

ByRoborto Sykes

Oct 24, 2020

Injured in the elbow since October 2019, Lucas Pouille has not appeared on the ATP circuit since that date. However, this does not prevent him from making the headlines of French tennis. Two days ago, we learned of the end of the Frenchman’s collaboration with his compatriot Amélie Mauresmo, which had lasted since 2018. This Saturday, unfortunately for him, is an announcement related to the news of the health situation on the globe that was made. The 26-year-old Northerner has tested positive for the coronavirus. Lucas Pouille, whose only symptom is the loss of smell, thus began a seven-day period of isolation.

“May 2020 end …”

A blow for the one who has five trophies to his name. Long-injured and operated on on his failing elbow in July, he planned to return to competition in the last week of October at the Hamburg Challenger. Already so special due to the coronavirus pandemic and the end of competitions, the year 2020 is definitely to be forgotten. The person is visibly in a hurry to move to 2021. “May 2020 end”, he tweeted in the evening. 24th player in the world at the start of the year, the French player, winner of the Davis Cup in 2017, has dropped to 69th in the ATP rankings due to his absence from the courts this season. And the tumble may not be over …