Novak Djokovic withdraws from Montreal tournament due to COVID-19 vaccination status

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Novak Djokovic withdrew from the Canadian Open in Montreal on Thursday due to the fact that of his COVID-19 vaccination status. Since Djokovic is not immunized, he is not permitted to get in Canada.

While Djokovic is required to miss out on the competition in Montreal, his status for the United States Open is likewise in jeopardy. That competition is slated to start on Aug. 29, and Djokovic might need to withdraw due to the fact that the U.S. does not enable unvaccinated immigrants to get in the nation.

Djokovic is holding out hope that he will have the ability to take part in the United States Open, however. The Serbian just recently published on social networks that he is preparing as though he will have the ability to participate in the last Grand Slam competition of the year.

“I am preparing as if I will be allowed to compete, while I await to hear if there is any room for me to travel to US,” Djokovic tweeted. “Fingers crossed!”

Throughout his excellent tennis profession, Djokovic has actually won the United States Open on 3 various events. Last year, Djokovic reached the last round prior to being up to Daniil Medvedev. 

Djokovic likewise needed to withdraw from the Australian Open previously this year, however he did get to play in the French Open and Wimbledon. Djokovic won Wimbledon and was removed by Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the French Open.

Currently the world No. 6, Djokovic has actually won Wimbledon and the Italian Open this year while publishing a total record of 23-5.

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