The Latest: French Open champ Iga Swiatek to quarantine

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French Open champion Iga Swiatek said she will quarantine after meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda.

Duda’s office announced Saturday that he tested positive for the coronavirus. The 19-year-old Swiatek met with Duda on Friday.

The Polish player said on Twitter that she has no symptoms but that she’ll quarantine due to protocols. She said she gets tested regularly and will be tested again in three days.

Duda’s spokesman said the leader feels well and is in isolation. Many of his duties are ceremonial.

Duda bestowed state honors on Iga Swiatek and her father and trainer, Tomasz Swiatek.

Duda and the Swiateks wore masks and gloves but stood close and shook hands when the president pinned the awards on them.

Swiatek earlier this month became the first Polish tennis player to win the title at Roland Garros.


The French women’s basketball team owned by NBA great Tony Parker had its season stalled yet again by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Lyon team rescheduled its first five games of the league season because it had six COVID-19 cases.

Parker’s team announced this week that its latest tests were all negative and that it would host Charleville-Mézières on Saturday.

But the visitors reported a positive case on their roster Friday after arriving in Lyon. They went into isolation and the game was called off.

Parker was a four-time NBA champion with the San Antonio Spurs. He retired in 2019.

His women’s team won the French title in 2019. Last season was canceled because of the pandemic.

Parker also owns the ASVEL men’s basketball team in Lyon.


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