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WTA Tour return to go ahead as planned despite player's positive coronavirus test

  • According to a statement, the player is asymptomatic and has withdrawn from the tournament -- the first official tennis event since early March.
  • The Palermo Ladies Open is scheduled to take place from August 3 to 9 on the Italian island of Sicily.
  • Reigning Wimbledon champion Simona Halep announced last month she would not compete in the tournament due to an increasing number of coronavirus cases in her native Romania and worries about international air travel.
  • That was before world No. 1 Ashley Barty said earlier this week that she won't play in the US Open, which is due to start at the end of the August.
  • The main draw in Palermo will include 15th-ranked Petra Martic from Croatia and Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova, who finished runner-up at last year's French Open.

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