The 20-times title winner has so far refused to be vaccinated against the coronavirus and previously said he would be willing to miss out on tournaments for this reason. Djokovic was forced to leave the country in January after a lawsuit in Australia and was unable to participate in the Australian Open in Melbourne.
“Djokovic is on the list of participants in the tournament and therefore included in the schedule. We are currently consulting with his team,” Indian Wells organizers said on Twitter. to enter the country.” The Serbian has won the California Masters five times. He has a total of twenty Grand Slam titles to his name, less than current record holder Rafael Nadal.
The rules on the US Health Agency’s Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website dated March 3 still say that non-US travelers must be vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to fly to the United States.
Novak Djokovic is on the entry list and thus was placed in the draw today. We are currently in contact with his team. However, it has not been determined whether he will participate in the event by obtaining the approval of the CDC to enter the country.#Indian wells
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