Janic Sinner’s coach Ricardo Piatti has said that Novak Djokovic can only play one Grand Slam tournament this year. So far, the French Open appears to be the only Grand Slam where players will be allowed to play without a full vaccination.
“Djokovic can only play one Grand Slam tournament this year: Roland Garros. You have to be vaccinated to play in the United Kingdom (Wimbledon) and outside Europe (Aus Open, US Open),” a Piatti told Tennis Up Two. Said accordingly. Date.
Meanwhile, Australian Open tournament director Craig Tilly had said that in the next few days we should have a clearer picture of Djokovic’s participation at Melbourne Park, before the Serbian was denied entry to Australia.
“As for the situation concerning Novak, we will have a much clearer picture in the next few days,” Tilly said. “Otherwise it’s too late for him to go and play at the Australian Open.
What I know is the same for everyone. Nowak has made it clear that he will not disclose his medical conditions nor whether he has been vaccinated. It is his will to do so.
There is much to discover, and it will be in the days to come”
Djokovic has already dried up the ATP Cup
Djokovic was about to start his ATP Cup season, but withdrew at the last minute.
“We found out, I think, a day and a half ago or something,” said Dusan Lajovic, when Djokovic reported his return to Serbia.
“I think we’re all waiting for that last minute decision and it’s never the same when you have number 1 on your team and you don’t – it’s a big difference.
Obviously, when Novak is in the team, the expectations are high and everyone is pushing him, and he’s trying to take the whole team forward.”
“Right now we might be a little bit on edge and that could be good or bad for us – we’ll see. I think he was kind of expecting us to be there, but unfortunately it wasn’t. And we have to get on with it.” would stay.”
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