Team Stars captain at the All-American Team Cup, Frances Tiafoe tested positive for the Coronavirus after his match at the tournament.

During his opening match at the All-American Team Cup, Frances Tiafoe took a medical time-out in the second set which lasted around 10 minutes. The young American left the court and after he returned, he successfully managed to win the match against Sam Querrey. Now, it was revealed that he won’t continue in the competition as he tested positive for the Coronavirus and will be replaced by Christopher Eubanks. The statement from Eddie Gonzalez, Event Director for the All-American Team Cup says:

“Frances Tiafoe has tested positive for the coronavirus. Like all the players, Tiafoe was tested prior to or upon arrival in Atlanta and has passed daily temperature tests. Following his match, he was showing symptoms and was retested and tested positive. Tiafoe has left the event site and will not participate in the remainder of the event. Upon learning this information, we immediately began deep cleaning and sanitizing the event site, and enacted protocols in place for contact tracing and alerting individuals who may have been exposed. The health and safety of our event participants, staff, and attendees are a top priority. We will continue to diligently enforce all guidelines from local health officials. Christopher Eubanks will replace Tiafoe for the remainder of the event.”

Check the full schedule of play here and all of the results here. You can follow the whole competition on TennisUpToDate Live Scores which you can find on this link. And find all information about the All-American Team Cup here.

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"Frances Tiafoe has tested positive for the coronavirus. Like all the players, Tiafoe was tested prior to or upon arrival in Atlanta and has passed daily temperature tests. Following his match, he was showing symptoms and was retested and tested positive. Tiafoe has left the event site and will not participate in the remainder of the event. Upon learning this information, we immediately began deep cleaning and sanitizing the event site, and enacted protocols in place for contact tracing and alerting individuals who may have been exposed. The health and safety of our event participants, staff and attendees are a top priority, and we will continue to diligently enforce all guidelines from local health officials. Christopher Eubanks will replace Tiafoe for the remainder of the event." – Eddie Gonzalez, Event Director for the DraftKings All-American Team Cup.⁠ ⁠ See COVID-19 safety protocols and attendance requirements: https://allamericanteamcup.com/news/. ⁠

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Author: Erik Virostko