Shortly before the end of the season, Novak Djokovic received authorization to travel to Australia. The Serbian tennis player will begin his 2023 playing the Adelaide ATP 250 and then he will go in search of his tenth seal at the Australian Open.
Fans hope that Djokovic can play more tournaments in 2023, but the latest news is not reassuring in that regard. Novak will be able to play at the 2023 Australian Open, but his presence in Indian Wells and Miami is in serious doubt.
The US government has imposed more restrictions due to the increase in cases in China. In fact, the US has joined India, Italy, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia and Japan in announcing new measures after the abrupt end of China’s zero-covid policy led to a surge in cases in the United States. last days.
«All foreign passengers traveling to the United States must demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. Only limited exceptions to this requirement apply,» the current guidelines read. Given what happened in 2022, Nole is at serious risk of having to skip the US Open and the entire American Masters 1000 in 2023 as well.
What happened to him in 2022
2022 has certainly not been an easy year for Novak Djokovic. The Serbian champion encountered many difficulties due to his decision not to get vaccinated against the Coronavirus and ended up in the eye of the storm after the Australian soap opera.
The former ATP number 1 had to forgo the Australian Open and the US Open, two tournaments he would have been the top favorite to win. The 35-year-old from Belgrade also missed all of the American Masters 1000, as well as having severely damaged his image.
It took longer than expected to review the best Nole, who won his seventh Wimbledon title equaling Pete Sampras. The 21-time Grand Slam champion enriched his year by also winning the ATP Finals in Turin, the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, the ATP 500 in Astana and the ATP 250 in Tel Aviv.