Serbia’s Novak Djokovic could miss the impending US Open. On Wednesday, the tournament announced that it would adhere
to the US government's rules on the COVID-19 vaccine.
All non-citizens have to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus to enter the US. Djokovic maintains his stance of not taking a jab, something that ruled him out of the
Djokovic missed the Australian Open earlier
this year. He had arrived in Australia with
a COVID-19 vaccine exemption. However,
the border authorities canceled his visa
Djokovic was named on the entry list for the
US Open, the final grand slam of the year.
However, the protocols might not be
exempted for the 21-time Grand Slam
Djokovic is a three-time winner at the US
Open. He won the title in 2011, 2015, and
2018, respectively. Moreover, Djokovic has
been a six-time finalist as well.
Djokovic finished as the US Open runner-
up in 2021 after Russia's Daniil Medvedev
stunned him in the final. Medvedev denied
Djokovic a historic calendar-year Grand Slam.