Pella and Dellien excluded from Cincinnati after their preparer's coronavirus positive

The organization announced that the two players had been excluded from the tournament after their physical trainer was the only positive for coronavirus after 1,400 tests carried out.


Argentine tennis player Guido Pella and Bolivian Hugo Dellien will not be able to participate in the 1,000 Masters in Cincinnati due to the positive for coronavirus of their physical trainer.

Organizers of the Western and Southern Open, moved from Cincinnati to New York due to the pandemic, announced Wednesday that two players had been excluded but did not give names.

In a series of tests before the US Open that begins on August 31, one of the 1,400 people tested tested positive for the new coronavirus. According to Pella and Dellien, the person who tested positive is their physical trainer. The trio worked together last week in Miami before returning to competition.

The Cincinnati Masters 1,000 begins this Thursday with the preliminary phase and will be the prelude to the US Open, which will be played on the same courts in Flushing Meadows without fans and with strict hygiene protocols.

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