The director of the Australian Open warns Djokovic: “Everyone must be vaccinated”

The director of Open de Australia, Craig Tiley, has confirmed that it will only accept tennis players vaccinated against the coronavirus in the tournament next January, which creates doubts about the presence of Novak Djokovic. And it is that the number 1 of the ATP refuses to say if it has been vaccinated or not.

“All Australian Open workers must be vaccinated”

Tiley said that weeks ago the authorities of the state of Victoria, where the tournament is held, they announced the obligation of the vaccine and thus it was communicated to the players.

The tournament director, which is played in Melbourne between January 17-30, 2022, wanted to put an end to rumors about the possibility that some players could participate without being vaccinated.

“Our clients must be vaccinated; all Australian Open workers must be vaccinated,” he added.

‘Nole’ is still not pronounced

The current champion of the tournament and current number 1 in the world rankings, Novak Djokovic, is one of the tennis players who have avoided commenting on whether they are vaccinated or not.

I will not say if I have been vaccinated And right now I don’t know if I will play in Melbourne either, “explained Novak Djokovic in an interview in Blic. This position may leave Djokovic out of the first big on the calendar.

In February of the same year, the Australian Open players had to do quarantine before playing in the tournament, but in the next edition the vaccine is mandatory.

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