Marin Cilic pulls out of Wimbledon after testing positive for COVID-19

FILE PHOTO: June 18, 2022 Croatia’s Marin Cilic reacts during his semi final match against Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

LONDON—Former finalist Marin Cilic has pulled out of Wimbledon after testing positive for COVID-19, the Croatian said on Monday.

The 33-year-old Cilic, who won the U.S. Open in 2014, reached the final of the grasscourt Grand Slam five years ago when he lost to Roger Federer.

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“Hey guys, I am sad to share that I tested positive for COVID,” he said on his Instagram account, adding that he was “heartbroken” to see his season on grass end due to illness.