Wimbledon 2022: Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic’s last tournament after not being vaccinated

nOK Djokovic knows that Wimbledon is what it looks like This will be his last Grand Slam tournament of 2022. He won’t be able to play in the US Open because he didn’t win a title COVID-19 Vaccine You will not be allowed to enter the United States as an unvaccinated alien.

“That’s extra motivation to play well here.”The 35-year-old Serb said on Saturday at the All England Club.

Djokovic started the season with a draw Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in 20 major tournaments, men record. But his decision not to vaccinate led to his deportation from Australia in January, and Nadal raised his number to 21.

after, after, Nadal beat Djokovic in the French Open quarter-finals On his way to winning his 22nd Grand Slam title.

Monday, Djokovic will have the honor of starting the competition on the center court For being the defending champion. He’s the number one seed and will be looking for his fourth consecutive title and seventh overall here.

“I hope to have a very good tournament, just like in the previous three editions. And then I will have to wait. I would like to go to the United States, but that is not possible until today.” Djokovic, who has contracted COVID-19 twice, said. “There’s not much I can do. I mean, it’s up to the US government to decide whether to let unvaccinated people into the country.”

Reporter pointed out that Djokovic has time Get vaccinated before the tournament starts at Flushing Meadows on August 29th, He asked if he had “completely closed his mind to this possibility”. He said yes.

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