With all of Melbourne's matches canceled on Thursday in light of an unexpected COVID-19 case, players were forced to adjust their plans. For 160 of them, it meant a day of testing and subsequent isolation as a result of staying at the Grand Hyatt during their latest quarantine.
The person testing positive was a hotel worker, who developed symptoms after the quarantine period ended. Players, coaches and staff were deemed "casual' contacts and will be permitted to get back to tennis activities after producing a negative test.
Here are the Top 5 photos from Thursday. (All photos by Getty Images)
Guido Pella chats with former player Andre Sa, who currently serves as Head of Player Liaison at Tennis Australia. Pella's hard quarantine was followed up by a tough opening match at the ATP Cup, where he lost to Andrey Rublev, 6-1, 6-2, on Monday.