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Spanish player Paula Badosa, who was forced to quarantine after potentially being exposed to coronavirus on an Australian Open charter flight, says she has tested positive for COVID-19. Subscribe: Read more here:

The 23-year-old who reached the fourth round at last year’s French Open, wrote on Twitter that she received her test result on the seventh day of her hard quarantine, despite previously complaining about being forced to isolate.

“I have some bad news,” Badosa said in a post written in Spanish and English.

“Today I received a positive COVID-19 test result. I’m feeling unwell and have some symptoms, but I’ll try to recover as soon as possible listening to the doctors.

“I’ve been taken to a health hotel to self-isolate and be monitored.”

Badosa was among the 72 tennis players who were placed under a stricter lockdown — unable to leave their hotel rooms at all for two weeks — after being on a flight with someone who tested positive upon arrival in Melbourne.

Tennis Australia has refused to identify those dozens of players, but several have posted on social media about being in hard lockdown.

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