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Johanna Konta has been withdrawn from Wimbledon due to Covid protocols

Johanna Konta has been forced out of the Wimbledon draw, deemed as a “close contact” to a positive Covid-19 test result.

Tennis – Nottingham Open – Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, Britain – June 11, 2021 Britain’s Johanna Konta after winning her quarter final match against Belgium’s Alison Van Uytvanck

Former Wimbledon semi-finalist and British No 1 Johanna Konta has been forced out of the Wimbledon draw due to Covid protocols.

“Johanna Konta has been withdrawn from the Ladies’ Singles Draw, having been classified as a close contact of a positive test for COVID-19,” the tournament wrote in an email.

Konta is required to spend 10 days in self-isolation. 

China’s Wang Yafan will replace her in the main draw.

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