Fabio Fognini has become the latest tennis player to test positive for Covid-19.

The world number 16 seed was the first seed at the Forte Village Sardegna Open, but the positive test means he will be replaced by lucky loser Danilo Petrovic.

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His positive test came just hours after playing a doubles match alongside partner Lorenzo Musetti against Lorenzo Sonego and Andrea Vavassori, meaning all three may have to self-isolate.

Fognini has struggled on his return to the tennis tour in 2020. He was knocked out of the 2020 French Open in the first round against Mikhail Kukushkin.

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Before that the 33-year-old had first-round losses in Rome and Kitzbuhel as well as a second-round defeat to Casper Ruud at the Hamburg Open.

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