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No thanks Djokovic: Vaccine rules must apply no matter how big a star you are

No thanks Djokovic: Vaccine rules must apply no matter how big a star you are

It will be a shame if Novak Djokovic doesn’t play in Australia because of the government’s vaccination policy, but we’ll live - and that’s the point.

  • by Peter FitzSimons

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Heard immunity: No-vax Novak saying nothing

Heard immunity: No-vax Novak saying nothing

Australia still treats COVID-19 as an emergency. This attracts criticism here and scorn around the world, but it’s saved thousands of lives. The world’s No.1 tennis player is likely to find that the Australian Open is shut to him.

  • by Greg Baum
‘Doesn’t matter whether you are No.1 in the world’: No Australian Open for unvaccinated tennis players

‘Doesn’t matter whether you are No.1 in the world’: No Australian Open for unvaccinated tennis players

Nine-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic must be double vaccinated if he wants a shot at a 10th title in 2022, with Immigration Minister Alex Hawke confirming there will not be a special exemption for tennis players.

  • by Lisa Visentin, Scott Spits and Broede Carmody
Uncertainty for non-vaccinated Australian Open players
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Uncertainty for non-vaccinated Australian Open players

Unvaccinated tennis players face an uncertain Australian Open, with most interest focused on Novak Djokovic

Top-flight tennis likely to return to Sydney as Djokovic doubts grow

Top-flight tennis likely to return to Sydney as Djokovic doubts grow

Victoria and NSW firm for Australian Open lead-up tournaments, but doubts linger about the presence of Novak Djokovic as he refuses to reveal vaccine status.

  • by Scott Spits
‘I will not reveal my status’: doubts grow over Djokovic’s Australian Open plans

‘I will not reveal my status’: doubts grow over Djokovic’s Australian Open plans

The likelihood of nine-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic missing January’s tournament has increased after the world No.1 again refused to reveal his vaccination status.

  • by Sam McClure and Scott Spits
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‘I will play under the conditions that have been set’: Tsitsipas backs Australian Open COVID measures

‘I will play under the conditions that have been set’: Tsitsipas backs Australian Open COVID measures

World No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas has virtually committed to January’s Australian Open, describing any potential limitations imposed on unvaccinated tennis stars, including quarantine, as fair.

  • by Scott Spits
Police intervene in Kyrgios’ hotel quarantine feud with girlfriend

Police intervene in Kyrgios’ hotel quarantine feud with girlfriend

The Australian tennis star and his partner will spend the rest of their 14-day quarantine period in separate rooms in Adelaide following a heated verbal exchange.

  • by Sam Phillips and Sarah Keoghan
Tsitsipas tight-lipped on vaccination status, Australian Open qualifying poised to go offshore

Tsitsipas tight-lipped on vaccination status, Australian Open qualifying poised to go offshore

World No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas has declined to reveal his COVID-19 vaccination status as the Australian Open again prepares to stage its qualifying events abroad.

  • by Scott Spits
Australia to battle for Billie Jean King Cup without Barty

Australia to battle for Billie Jean King Cup without Barty

Ashleigh Barty will be missing from a new-look Australian team for the finals of the biggest women’s teams event in tennis, the Billie Jean King Cup.

  • by Scott Spits
ATP to investigate domestic abuse allegations against Zverev

ATP to investigate domestic abuse allegations against Zverev

The world No.4 and US Open finalist’s former partner Olya Sharypova has not filed any criminal charges over the incidents, which, she said, took place in 2019.

  • by Matthew Futterman