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DJOKOVIC Out Of USO

Post by Grossefavourite » Aug Thu 25, 2022 10:16 am

Novak Djokovic says he will be unable to travel to New York for the US Open, which begins on Monday.

Djokovic did not defend his Australian Open title in January because his Covid-19 vaccination status led to him being deported from the country.

Since October 2021, the United States has banned non-vaccinated visitors.

Serb Djokovic had hoped to compete, but wrote on Twitter on Thursday: "Sadly, I will not be able to travel to NY this time for US Open."

The 35-year-old won his 21st major title with victory at Wimbledon in July, leaving him one behind Rafael Nadal's all-time men's record, but will miss out on another chance to add to his tally.

"I'll keep in good shape and positive spirit and wait for an opportunity to compete again," Djokovic added.

"See you soon tennis world!"

Djokovic was on the US Open entry list as recently as Monday and, in a social media post on 30 July, wrote "I am preparing as if I will be allowed to compete".

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Re: DJOKOVIC Out Of USO

Post by Pyotr » Aug Thu 25, 2022 2:22 pm

With idiots like Hochul & Biden
who could be surprised.

He’d have had a better shot jumping
the border.

Love Tennys Sandgren’s response.

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Re: DJOKOVIC Out Of USO

Post by Grossefavourite » Aug Thu 25, 2022 3:10 pm

I'm a big Rafa fan but AO and USO are a wash for me. I don't think Rafa would've beaten Nole.

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Re: DJOKOVIC Out Of USO

Post by Graveller » Aug Fri 26, 2022 8:39 am

I won't miss him :-)

He had a lot of time off since new year to educate himself on some science and act a bit less entitled. He knew what to do if he wanted to play.
Good to see that ignorance and stupidity does not get rewarded.
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