Nick Kyrgios has revealed that he has tested positive for Covid-19, but still plans to play in the Australian Open next week.

As he is currently in NSW, he will be have to follow state regulations and isolate for seven days.

That could make him available to participate in the Australian Open in Melbourne from next Tuesday.

Kyrgios posted on Instagram he had received a positive Covid test.

“Hey everyone, I just want to be open and transparent with everyone,” he wrote.

“The reason I have had to pull out of Sydney is because I tested positive for Covid. I am feeling healthy at the moment with no symptoms.

“I wish everyone all the best and to stay safe where you can.

“If all goes well I will see you all at the Australian Open.”