UPDATE: A third chartered flight for the Australian Open has been impacted by positive COVID-19 cases.
All on board will now be forced into 14-days quarantine.
This comes after four people have tested positive to COVID-19 from Australian Open charter flights.here has been more than 100 players and support staff deemed close contacts of the positive cases and they will now be confined to their hotel rooms for the next 14-days.
Under the Australian Open quarantine rules, COVID-negative players are allowed to leave their rooms for five hours training per day during their two-week hotel quarantine period.
Under the Australian Open quarantine rules, they all tested negative before boarding their flights.
Victorian authorities and the tournament organisers say players were fully aware of quarantine rules before they arrived.