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Players at US Open in uproar over coronavirus crackdown following Benoit Paire's positive test as tournament organisers are accused of inconsistency Players at the US Open have expressed their frustration at new restrictions Benoit Paire tested positive, which led to him withdrawing from the tournament  Eleven players who came into contact with him have had movements restricted Some others in the bubble have accused the organisers of being inconsistent 

By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail

Published: 22:30 BST, 31 August 2020 | Updated: 06:53 BST, 1 September 2020




The US Open was struggling to contain the fallout from Benoit Paire's weekend positive test on Monday night, attracting the charge that they were making up coronavirus rules as they went along.

Eleven players found to have come into contact with the Frenchman were asked to sign new waivers, and given new restrictions on their movement to allow them to continue playing in the event.

This angered some others in the bubble, who accused organisers of inconsistency. Last week, Guido Pella of Argentina and Bolivia's Hugo Dellien were forced to immediately self-isolate, and pulled out of the relocated Cincinatti Open, after their fitness trainer tested positive.

Players at the US Open are in uproar at new restrictions put in place after Benoit Paire tested positive for coronavirus

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