Grigor Dimitrov He overcame the coronavirus weeks ago but ensures that the disease has affected his physical preparation, to the point that the Bulgarian has confessed that he is still not strong enough to play.

07/27/2020 at 09:03 CEST

Sport.es

Dimitrov He tested positive while playing the Adria Tour, which was organized by world number one Novak Djokovic, who also became infected. He had to go back to his Monaco home and isolate himself. And although he did not need hospitalization, Dimitrov He explains that the Covid-19 has left him sequels.

“I am clearly not ready to compete at the highest level at the moment,” he declared after losing his match to Feliciano López at the Ultimate Tennis Showdown. “The movement is improving, everything else is going in the right direction, but recovery is still not easy,” said Dimitrov, who tested negative several weeks ago.

Coronavirus was a tough chapter for me, so I stayed home for about a month. I wasn’t breathing well, I wasn’t feeling well. I was tired, I had all the symptoms, I lost my sense of smell and taste. So it wasn’t fun, “said the Bulgarian.” Now although some days I can take hours playing, others I need to stop completely and rest. “

Dimitrov He issued a warning to young unbelievers: “This thing is real. If we take the right precautions and everyone is safe, things will get better faster.”