Serbian Novak Djokovic, number two in the ATP world rankings, was included yesterday in the Indian Wells Masters 1000 draw, but it was not clear if he would take part in the event, according to the organizers.
In a brief statement they indicated that they are in contact with Djokovic’s side, the five-time champion, to determine whether he will play in California or even be allowed to enter the United States.
“Novak Djokovic It is on the list of participants in the tournament “So it was included in today’s draw (yesterday),” the tournament chiefs said. “We are currently in contact with your team; however, it has not been determined whether they will participate in the event when they have been approved to enter the (EU) country.”
Under US government regulations, all non-US citizens entering the country must have a full COVID-19 vaccination schedule.
Djokovic He was disqualified from the Australian Open in January After authorities said they did not meet the requirements of unvaccinated travelers trying to enter that country.