Djokovic won’t want to risk missing Australian Open

Novak Djokovic must get the Covid-19 jab if he is to attend the opening major of the year of the Australian Open in January. – EPA pic, November 25, 2021.

NOVAK Djokovic, the nine-time champion of the Australian Open, will not want to risk missing out on winning a record 21st Grand Slam title, said tournament chief Craig Tiley today, as a bumper series of lead-up events is announced.

Only vaccinated players are allowed to attend the opening major of the year in January, casting doubt on whether the Serbian sportsman will play.

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