Tennis Player Novak Djokovik confirmed this Wednesday (9) that Miami Masters 1000 and Indian Wells will not participate in California, Both in the United States. Through social networks, he justified non-participation Due to lack of vaccination against Covid-19.
“Even though I was automatically entered into the Indian Wells and Miami Open bracket, I knew it was unlikely I would be able to travel. The CDC has confirmed that the rules will not change, so I will not be able to play in the US. Best wishes to those who played in these great tournaments.
Due to Djokovic’s ranking in the rankings, the organization of the two events automatically drew him into the main draw. However, the CDC, the country’s health control body, sticks with guidelines that require vaccinations.
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At Indian Wells, Djokovic will face Belgium’s David Goffin or Australian Jordan Thompson on his debut. The tournament is already underway and the final is scheduled for March 20.
The Miami Masters 1000 starts on March 21 and the final will take place on April 3.