The Serbian superstar's racket received the brunt of his temper tantrum during his loss to Spain's Pablo Carreño Busta in the bronze medal match.
"I can’t be positive right now," the tennis great said after losing in the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics.
Osaka’s first match in nearly two months will come against 52nd-ranked Zheng Saisai of China in the opening round of the Olympic tennis tournament.
The top-ranked male tennis player has a chance at a "Golden Slam" if he competes.
The victory gives Nadal a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title.
Djokovic inadvertently hit the judge in reaction to losing a point to Pablo Carreno Busta.
The world's No. 1 men's star is the fourth player to test positive for the virus after taking part in a tournament in Serbia and Croatia.
The world's top men's tennis player said he's "opposed to vaccination" and "wouldn't want to be forced" to get one to resume playing.
The Serbian tennis player is the first man since 1948 to save championship points in the final and go on to win.
The British tennis star said the Australian Open could be his last tournament.