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US Tennis Association Drops Yet Another Shocker on Novak Djokovic With Its Latest Decision

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Novak Djokovic had to miss out on the opportunity to play in the Australian Open. This would have made him a contender for the 21st grand slam title between him and Rafael Nadal. However, the authorities banned and deported him from Australia over his vaccination.

Novak Djokovic had to miss out on the opportunity to play in the Australian Open. This would have made him a contender for the 21st grand slam title between him and Rafael Nadal. However, the authorities banned and deported him from Australia over his vaccination.

Will Novak Djokovic be able to play at the US Open?
Novak Djokovic is still not sure about his status, about his participation in the US Open. According to the recent updates, he is still not allowed to take part in any tennis tour held in the USA. This is as per the guidelines of the USA Centers for Disease and Prevention.

CEO of USTA (United States Tennis Association), Lewis Sherr said, “We are going to follow the government and C. D. C directives.” He made it clear that USTA will not be making any exceptions and that everything will go as per the country’s official guidelines. However, the status can change by late August when the guidelines officially change.

Hurdles for the Serbian player
Novak Djokovic could not take part in the tennis tours. For instance, they conducted the Indian Wells and the Miami Open in the country.

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Moreover, he competed in the French Open. However, was defeated by the reigning champion, King of Clay, Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals.

The aim behind the participation at the US Open
The Serbian player has been trying to get past his contemporary rival Rafael Nadal in the score of grand slam titles. However, that will not be possible if the player will not be able to take part in the grand slam titles’ tour

The WTA and ATP have stripped Wimbledon of its ranking points and this has led to Djokovic losing his topmost ranking to Daniil Medvedev.