Novak Djokovic will not play in Indian Wells due to unvaccinated | tweet

Novak Djokovic, number one in the world, withdrew from the tournament indian wells, first Masters 1000 of the season, inability to enter the United States To not vaccinated against COVID-19, announced the organization of the competition.

“The first racket of the world Novak Djokovic refused to participate in the BNP Paribas Open 2023. With his refusal Nikoloz Basilashvili enter the main draw,” confirmed the California tournament on the social network. twitter, without giving more details.

Djokovic You are currently unable to enter the United States because you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. United States Tennis Association (USTA) and US Open organizers supported the 22-time Grand Slam winner can enter the country to participate in this month’s tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami regardless of their vaccination status.

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USA requires foreigners entering the country to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with no option to provide a negative result as an alternative. Officially, the rules should change on May 11.

Main frame Indian Wells starts this Wednesday, and the one Miami Masters 1000 scheduled for March 19 UThe S Open kicks off on August 28th.

Last year, Djokovic missed both Australian Opens after being deported from an ocean country, as US Open for not being vaccinated against the coronavirus.

(According to information from Europe Press)

Source: Aristegui Noticias