Tennis news 2020: Alexander Zverev party video, reaction, schedule, US Open, Novak Djokovic

Germany’s Alexander Zverev has been labelled a “wildly self-centered” after video footage emerged of him partying at a time he should have been self-isolating after being part of the ill-fated tennis tournament which resulting in a positive COVID-19 test for Novak Djokovic.

In a video posted on Instagram by German fashion designer Philipp Plein, the world number seven can be seen dancing with friends in a busy bar.

It comes seven days after Zverev revealed that unlike Djokovic and fellow players Grigor Dimitrov, Borna Coric and Viktor Troicki he had tested negative for the coronavirus.

But he apologised after footage of the players dancing in proximity to each other in a nightclub was beamed around the world.

“I deeply apologise to anyone that I have potentially put at risk by playing this tour,” the 23-year-old said in a statement. “I will proceed to follow the self-isolating guidelines advised by our doctors. As an added precaution my team and I will continue with regular testing.”

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