Vaccination denied but beneficiary of “exemption”, Novak Djokovic announces himself in Melbourne

Tennis & COVID – World No. 1 aiming for 21st Grand Slam title

End of suspense. Novak Djokovic will take a good part in the Australian Open to be held from January 17 to 30. On Instagram this Tuesday, the world No. 1 both submitted their wishes and announced that he was taking the plane, photo in support, to the Antipode after benefiting from the “humiliation”. In other words, the Serbian has not been vaccinated against COVID-19, which he has always denied either confirming or denying.

But the organizers of the first Grand Slam of the year allowed him to participate in the event, which he has already won nine times. If he passes ten, Djokovic will become the only player to have 21 majors. She is currently 20 years old with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Among the “very small percentage” of elected officials

The decision has not ended the response as Australian officials remained adamant on the subject of vaccination, and Jocko’s non-participation in the ATP Cup, which is currently taking place in Sydney, appears to validate the flat-rate thesis. . Australian Open boss Craig Tilly, however, opened the door a little, in remarks reported by the Melbourne daily on 22 November. age : “There will be a small percentage – a very small (…) at 20 minutes Read more

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