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Australian Open: Novak Djokovic will not participate due to not being vaccinated.


Canberra: Unvaccinated tennis players may not get visas to play in the Grand Slam Australian Open. A local official said that the participation of tennis champion Novak Djokovic in the tournament has raised concerns.

According to AFP, the head of the Australian state of Victoria, Dan Andrews, has said that he does not expect any exceptions in the rules of the Corona virus vaccine for those who will play in the Grand Slam in January. I don’t think any non-vaccinated athlete will be given a visa to come to this country.

He added that

The virus does not care about your tennis rankings, nor does it care how many Grand Slams you have won. If someone does not get a visa, he will have to go to quarantine for a few weeks, while no other player will have to.

World-renowned tennis player Novak Djokovic has publicly opposed the vaccine and did not answer the question of whether he has been vaccinated.

Novak Djokovic has won three consecutive Australian Open tournaments in a row and will now try to win his 21st Grand Slam in Melbourne.

The head of the Australian state of Victoria also said that those wishing to take part in the Formula One Australian Grand Prix, a motor race, would also have to be vaccinated.

The Grand Prix is ​​in April, I don’t think there will be people who haven’t had two doses of the vaccine.

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