Novak Djokovic will not be admitted to the court. The star will lose millions by this decision

You can’t play without the vaccine

Novak Djoković was detained at the Melbourne airport and was to be sent back to his home country on Thursday due to doubts about the medical leave he had obtained to compete in the Australian Open. The decision was postponed, but earlier local services canceled Serb’s visa.

The hearing was postponed once again, this time until 10 a.m. local time on Monday. It is therefore almost certain that this year’s tournament will take place without the participation of his favorite. So there may be no decision to vaccinate yourself deprive him of a chance to earn a lot of money.


Millions on the court

Serb’s assets are valued at over $ 200 million. In 2020 alone earned about 45 million. A possible victory in the Australian tournament would bring him another 2.7 million dollars (Djokovic has won the Australian Open eight times). For the participation in the final alone, tennis players collect 1.5 million dollars, while for the semi-final – 850 thousand.

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The Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament, which starts on Monday, is half a million bigger than a year ago – is A $ 71.5 million.


Tennis players’ earnings

The last few years in world tennis have been marked by the achievements of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The first one on the court only he collected over $ 150 million. That’s 20 million and 25 million more than the other two players, respectively.

Importantly, the world’s top players also collect late amounts for advertising. Roger Federer earned “off court” as much as $ 90 million. Rafael Nadal, in turn, is $ 23 million.

The Polish tennis player Hubert Hurkacz, who has been climbing the next ranks of his professional career in recent years, earned slightly less than the champions. Thanks to the effective ending, the Polish tennis player made it to the prestigious ATP Finals tournament. In 2021, a 24-year-old grossed $ 2,173,247 on court.


About David Martin

David Martin is the lead editor for Spark Chronicles. David has been working as a freelance journalist.

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