The world No. 2 confirmed she was self-isolating at dwelling after experiencing gentle signs from the virus.
“Hello everybody, I needed to let that I examined optimistic for COVID-19. I’m self-isolating at dwelling and am recovering nicely from gentle signs. I really feel good … we are going to get by means of this collectively,” she wrote on Twitter on Saturday. The WTA tour has already completed for the yr and Halep final performed within the French Open earlier this month, the place she misplaced to eventual winner Iga Swiatek within the fourth spherical.
The 29-year-old Romanian had determined to not take part at this yr’s US Open in August over well being considerations amid the pandemic.
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The previous world No. 1 had been on a 17-game profitable streak earlier than her misplaced to Swiatek at Roland Garros in France.
It was a run that stretched again to January’s Australian Open semifinals and included three WTA titles in Dubai, Prague and Rome.
The 2-time grand slam champion received her final main at Wimbledon in 2019.