The American, a quarterfinalist finally yr’s event, had been sick and examined optimistic for the virus in November however returned one other optimistic take a look at earlier this week whereas feeling “completely wholesome.”
In a put up retweeted by Tiley, the Australian Open stated Sandgren had been cleared to fly by the relative well being authorities.
It comes as three-time grand slam champion Andy Murray has examined optimistic for Covid-19, simply days earlier than he was on account of fly to Melbourne.
Murray is presently isolating at his house in Surrey, England, and it is uncertain whether or not he’ll be granted permission to compete in subsequent month’s occasion.
However 10 days is only a common guideline, with viral shedding in a position to proceed for longer.
Following criticism on Twitter, the world No. 50 stated: “There’s not a single documented case the place I’d be contagious at this level. Completely recovered!”
Over 1,000 gamers and coaches have began arriving for this yr’s occasion, which has already been delayed by three weeks. The event is ready to run from February 8-21.
These taking part in on this yr’s Australian Open should full a two-week quarantine upon touchdown within the nation.
Match organizers stated gamers would additionally “bear a extra rigorous testing schedule than most returning vacationers.”
CNN’s Christina Macfarlane and Aleks Klosok contributed to this report.