Australian Open 2022. Unvaccinated players will not play in the tournament – tennis

Live coverage of the Grand Slam tournaments can be watched in Eurosport and Player

The state capital of Victoria recently reopened after its sixth consecutive close. The lockdown in this city lasted a total of 260 days.

– There is a lot of speculation about vaccinations. To be clear, when the prime minister (of the state of Victoria) announced that all those on site should be vaccinated, we have an answer for the players, Tiley said in an interview with Channel Nine.

– All players understand that. Our sponsors will have to be vaccinated, and so will everyone working at the Australian Open, he stressed.

The great unknown. “We would like to see Novak here”

So there is increasing pressure on the nine-time winner of the tournament, the leader of the world ranking Novak Djokovic. The Serb has so far refused to answer the question of whether he has taken the vaccine.

– He says it’s a private matter of him. We would like to see Novak here, but he knows he will have to get vaccinated here, ”Tiley pointed out.

Source: Getty Images Novak Djoković won the Australian Open incl. in this season

The Australian Open will be held January 17-30 in Melbourne. The first Grand Slam tournament of the year will be available in Eurosport and Player.

Author: Skrz
Source:, PAP

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