Thursday, May 11, 2023

Novak Djokovic will be able to compete in the US Open as the COVID vaccine mandate expires

Novak Djokovic able to play at US Open as COVID vaccine mandate set to end

 The US government announced on Monday that it will end its COVID-19 vaccination requirements for international travelers on May 11. As a result, world number one Novak Djokovic will be able to participate in the US Open this year.

Due to his lack of vaccination, Djokovic, one of the most well-known athletes, was unable to compete in the U.S. Open in 2022.

After submitting an unsuccessful request to the United States government for special permission to play at Indian Wells and Miami, the Serb, who is 35 years old, was unable to enter the country this year.

Due to his vaccination status, Djokovic was deported from the country last year and missed the Australian Open. He has also stated that he would skip Grand Slam tournaments rather than receive a COVID shot.

At the U.S. Open, Djokovic has won three of his 22 major titles. From August 28 to September 1, the hardcourt Grand Slam will be held. this year, ten.

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