Australian Open chief to Novak Djokovic: NO VACCINE, NO PLAY
Djokovic, who has wouldn’t say in case he inoculated, would endeavor win a record 21st Grand Slam singles title. Australian Open boss Craig Tiley affirmed on Saturday that every individual. Who goes to the main Grand Slam tennis competition of 2022. Should completely immunize for COVID-19, including every one of the players. That keeps on leaving the situation with shielding and nine-time champion Djokovic referred to.
Djokovic, who has wouldn’t say in case he immunized, would endeavor. To win a record 21st Grand Slam singles title. The competition planned for January, 17-30. The Victorian state government had before said just inoculated people would permitted into the site for the competition, and Tiley repeated that on Saturday
“Everyone on site, the fans, all the staff, the players, will need to vaccinated”, Tiley said at the tournament’s official launch. “There’s a lot of speculation about Novak’s position. He said a private matter. “We would love to see Novak here, but he knows he needs to vaccinated in order to play. He always said that the Australian Open event puts wind in his sails”. Tiley said the no-vaccine, no-play edict made by the Victorian State government in late October.
“It is the one direction that you can take that you can ensure everyone’s safety, and all the playing group understands it,” Tiley said of requiring players to vaccinated. “Our patrons will need to vaccinate. All the staff working the Australian Open will need to vaccinate, but when we’re in a state. Where there’s more than 90 percent of the population fully vaccinated — they’ve done a magnificent job with that — it’s the right thing to do.”
Steve Simon, the chairman, and chief executive of the Women’s Tennis Association, said. In an interview, this week that “over 70 percent” of the WTA’s. The top 300 singles players and top 100 doubles players had vaccinated and that all the singles and doubles players. Who competed in the recent WTA finals in Mexico had vaccinated. Andrea Gaudenzi, chairman of the men’s tour, said on Friday in an interview that the vaccination rate for the top 100 men’s singles players was “above 80 percent.”
Roger Federer, who continues to recover from right knee surgery, has already said he won’t become. He, Nadal, and Djokovic are all tied with 20 singles majors each. Top-ranked Ash Barty of Australia will make another attempt to win her home major, and defending champion Naomi Osaka has also confirmed she’ll play, Tiley said.
He said he’d been “on the phone” with Serena Williams in the past few days and Williams. Who has 23 Grand Slam? Singles titles and needs one more to tie Margaret Court’s all-time record, is training and plans to play.
Tiley, who said he’d also been in contact with Djokovic and his team, said. It will be apparent by mid-December who will be coming. He said international players were currently going through the travel visa process. The Australian government and that entry for the Australian Open close in December.