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Djokovic participation in Indian Wells further unclear

The start of SuperStar Novak Djokovic at Masters in Indian Wells is further open. Although the Serb is in the DRAW of the tournament in California, according to the organizer, however, it has not yet been determined whether the 34-year-old fulfill the entry requirements health authority CDC. These are both sides in contact. Non-US citizens must be vaccinated for the entry of the coronavirus. “Novak Djokovic is on the list of participants of the tournament, and therefore he is also in the tableau,” it said in a narrow statement of the organizers. The former world ranking second Tommy Haas is tournament director in Indian Wells. “We are currently in exchange with his team,” it said.

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The “Djoker” played a tournament this year, in Dubai

Djokovic was referred at the beginning of the year at the beginning of the Australian Open of the country and had therefore not defend his title in Melbourne. The long-standing number one in the world had traveled to Australia, to have an exemption for entry. A federal court had decided differently. His only tournament this year has played Djokovic so far in Dubai. There only a negative PCR test was necessary for participation, but no vaccine against the coronavirus. In an interview with the BBC in the middle of February, the Serb had declared that he was not vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Djokovic, who last officially lost his status as number one of the world rankings to the Russians Daniil Medvedev, would meet in Indian Wells in the second round on Jordan Thompson (Australia) or David Goffin (Belgium).